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kpsewhere - Expanding kpsewhich to separately iterate over each texmf tree listed in $TEXMF.

kpsewhere [ kpsewhich-OPTIONS... ] COMMAND

kpsewhere is an extension to kpsewhich (as where is for which in tcsh). The intention is to provide a way to check for conflicts/shadowed files. It will, however, only find one file per TEXMF tree.

show a short help message
all other options are directly handed to kpsewhich


Kpathsea: A library for path searching (info or DVI file)

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None known, but report any bugs found to <> (mailing list).

kpsewhere was written by Hans Fredrik Nordhaug <>, additions by Thomas Esser <>, in 2003 and 2004. kpsewhere is in the public domain.

This manual page was written by Frank Küster <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system. It is also in the public domain and may be used and changed by others without contacting the author. Any mistakes or omissions in the manual page are my fault; inquiries about or corrections to this manual page should be directed to me (and not to the primary author).

March 2004 teTeX