[texworks] missing files

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at me.com
Mon Jan 17 18:46:12 CET 2011

Le 17 janv. 2011 à 14:54, Ken Meyer a écrit :

>   I have a new laptop running Windows 7.
> I have installed TeXworks and the editor & pdf  viewer
> work fine, but when I try to compile a source file I get
> the message:
> The program `pdftex.exe' was not found.
> (Also pdflatex etc. were not found.)

It looks like you installed TeXworks but not the actual TeX distribution it is a front-end to.

TeX Live <http://www.tug.org/texlive/> or MikTeX <http://miktex.org/> are your friends.

Hope this helps,

Bruno Voisin

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