Few days back, I had an installation of Mactex 2013 and it was working fine for my current writeup which included package psboxit.sty.

Due to some reasons, I had to remove that version (which I did manually). Yesterday, I installed the recent version of Mactex 2014 and tried to compile the same writeup but got an error message that psboxit.sty is not found.

psboxit.sty could be found in /usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/latex/misc209. But there is no folder names misc209 in /usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/tex/latex/.

Do I need to install some additional packages to get the desired .sty file?

  • Apparently the package has an unknown license which also means it isn't distributed as part of TeX Live (MacTeX). You can grab the .sty file from CTAN and install it. – mvkorpel Oct 17 '14 at 11:33
  • @mvkorpel How exactly I can install it? Should I just copy the file in /usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/tex/latex/? I tried that too but its not working either. – Shahzad Oct 17 '14 at 12:34
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    I suggest you read this answer to the question I already linked to. In short: You should not make manual modifications to texmf-dist, but copy the file to either the local or the home texmf tree instead. In case you choose the local tree, you must update the file name database with mktexlsr after copying the file. – mvkorpel Oct 17 '14 at 12:57

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