# [twg-tds] Not a TDS-compliant root directory ??

J Thomas justmas at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 00:43:08 CEST 2010

Henrique Basso <henrique.basso at ...> writes:

>
> Hi there
>
> I have a bib database that I would like to be using in all my tex
> files (I am using Miktex). I am trying to add a new folder in the
> Miktek Root directories and I am getting a message
>
> Not a TDS-compliant root directory.
>
> I am aware that there is a place under the miktek tree where bib
> databases should be placed, I think it is this
>
> C:\Program Files (x86)\MiKTeX 2.7\bibtex\bib
>
> but I would like to put under my main documents so I can update
> together with the other files as I use two computers. Is there a way
> to include a new TDS-compliant tree  or folder outside the miktek
> folders?
>
> Thanks
> Henrique Basso
>
> Department of Economics
> Uppsala University
> Mail: Box 513, SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden
> Room A 423, Ekonomikum, Kyrkogardsgatan 10
email: henrique.basso at ...
>

The following worked for me:

I have a style file called latest.sty, I put it in a folder called latest
inside some location in my personal folder, then I put a folder called tex and
then a folder called latex, then the folder latest, then latest.sty

....\path\to\personal\folder\tex\latex\latest\latest.sty

Run MikTeX Settings and update fndb...

-J Thomas