# [l2h] plastex

Algis Kabaila akabaila at pcug.org.au
Mon Nov 13 02:02:15 CET 2006

On Monday 13 November 2006 09:46, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> OK, I tried that, using of course my paths to python.exe and the plastex
> script.  I got this error:
>
> The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction.
> CS:066b IP:0257 OP:fe 95 b8 ff ff
> Choose 'Close' to terminate the application.
>
> I guess it's time to give up on plastex until such time as it's more
> mature.
>
> [Begin rang:  Of course then there's my general experience that hardly
> anything ported or borrowed from the*nix world ever works correctly (at
> least the first time) in Windows.  End rant.]
[begin rant: So why don't you try a real OS for a change? (In addition to the
much beloved and much broken OS, I've got 7 real OS's on my one and the same
PC - no problem!). End rant]
>
> Juergen Fenn wrote:
> > Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu> writes:
> >> Thanks for your reply, but I don't understand: there's no Windows .exe
> >> file in the plastex distribution (at least none that I could find).
> >>
> >> So what command line did you type???
> >
> > You run a Python script under Windows by calling
> >
> >   python path\to\script.py
> >
> > In order to make this easier, I wrote a batch file for calling plastex
> > which is saved in my path. On my system Python is installed at
> > f:\python. So the batch file is called plastex.bat and it looks like
> > this:
> >
> >   f:\python\python.exe f:\python\Scripts\plastex %1
> >
> > This way, you can call
> >
> >   plastex path\to\test.tex
> >
> > under Windows for any LaTeX file you want to test plastex with. And
> > that's what I did. And it didn't work with any of the articles I wrote
> > recently. Plastex only worked with the minimal example document I
> > posted earlier, which isn't much yet. However, I am happy about any
> > effort that goes into LaTeX converters. So, I would say it is a
> > beginning.
> >
> > Jürgen.
> >
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