I am using Latex in MacOsx Lion. My current version of
pgfplots is 1.4.1 which I want to upgrade to 1.7. I really do not know how to install version 1.7. Any help ?
Mac distribution of LaTeX comes with a little GUI tool called
or for updating everything:
Probably you will be prompted to update
Assuming you are employing the latest TeXlive (MacTeX is built on TeXlive, right?) or similar (MikTeX on windows) it is just a matter of updating with the update tools supplied (see @Pouya answer about TeX-live). However, it could be argued that you needed a more general, switchable solution.
Here is what I do:
I generate some local folder which is named
In there I put
So I do a local installation of those packages, and others if I like, just there. In general I use
Then the folder structure becomes:
Now, you simply need to edit your
Then do this:
TeXlive will automatically assume that that folder contains a TDS compliant directory structure, hence it will look for sources in
Also note, that typically by default,