Name

findtexmf — search files in MiKTeX directories

Synopsis

findtexmf [option...] file...

Description

findtexmf can be used to find files in the MiKTeX directories. When the -file-type option is not given, the search path used when looking for a file is inferred from the name given, by looking for a known extension. If no known extension is found, the search path for TeX source files is used.

Options

--alias=name

Pretend to be name when finding files.

--help

Give help and exit.

--file-type=filetype

Use the specified file type (see below).

--list-file-typse

Print known file types.

--must-exist

Allow installation of a packacke, if a file should exist because it is a part of the package.

--show-path=filetype

Print the search path for the specified file type (see below).

--start

Start the associated program, if the file was found.

--the-name-of-the-game=name

Set the name of the engine. Relevant when searching for format files.

--version

Show version information and exit.

File Types

  afm (.afm)
  base (.base)
  bib (.bib)
  bst (.bst)
  cid maps (.cid;.cidmap)
  clua (.dll;.so)
  cweb (.w)
  dvi (.dvi)
  enc (.enc)
  executables (.COM;.EXE;.BAT;.CMD;.VBS;.VBE;.JS;.JSE;.WSF;.WSH;.MSC)
  font feature files (.fea)
  fmt (.fmt)
  hbf (.hbf)
  graphic/figure (.eps;.epsi;.png)
  gf (.gf)
  ist (.ist)
  lig files (.lig)
  lua (.lua;.luatex;.luc;.luctex;.texlua;.texluc;.tlu)
  map (.map)
  mem (.mem)
  mf (.mf)
  mfpool (.pool)
  mft (.mft)
  mlbib (.mlbib;.bib)
  mlbst (.bst)
  mp (.mp)
  mppool (.pool)
  ocp (.ocp)
  ofm (.ofm;.tfm)
  opl (.opl)
  opentype fonts (.otf)
  otp (.otp)
  ovf (.ovf)
  ovp (.ovp)
  pk (.pk)
  PostScript header (.pro;.enc)
  subfont definition files (.sfd)
  tcx (.tcx)
  tex (.tex)
  texpool (.pool)
  TeX system documentation (.pdf;.html;.md;.txt;.ps;.dvi)
  tfm (.tfm)
  truetype fonts (.ttf;.ttc)
  type1 fonts (.pfb;.pfa)
  type42 fonts (.t42;.T42)
  vf (.vf)
  web (.web)