[texhax] A headache with MikTex 2.7
daleif at imf.au.dk
Thu Nov 6 11:58:46 CET 2008
mw253 at cornell.edu wrote:
> I just installed MikTeX 2.7 and TeXnicCenter. When I tried to compile a
> very simple trial .tex file into DVI and PDF, an error occurs. It says
> "Windows API error 2: The system cannot find the file specified.". When
> I look at the log, basically Latex is not generating .aux file.
> Right now the path Latex=>DVI is C:\Program Files\MiKTeX
> 2.7\miktex\bin\latex.exe, I tried yap.exe, but it doesn't work.
> I hope that I can get some help from you. It seems to me I just missed
> a correct path. Thank you very much!
> Miao Wang
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are you sure that your document actually compiles?
Does something as simple as
Most editors run in a mode that ignores errors, but if there is a fatal
error the dvi is not created, and thus Yap cannot find it.
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