[OS X TeX] Re: rtf2latex2e on Snow Leopard

Alan Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Thu Oct 15 07:13:51 CEST 2009

Thanks for that.

It works although I did need to copy all the pref file content into

I also chmod'd the file to an executable and removed ".bin"


Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 15 Oct 2009, at 00:53, Alan T Litchfield wrote:
>> Hi Pete
>> No file was compiled.
>> I used the Unix source, not the old Mac classic.
>> If 'make' will not work then 'make install' will not work either.
>> I used to use the win binaries of this but that is now inconvenient.
>> I vaguely recall compiling it some while back on 10.2 or 3 but that
>> was probably two computers back (long gone).
>> Unfortunately this is an orphan now, but it would be a very good app
>> if it were supported. Oh, if only I had the time...
> Hi Alan,
> If it's any use to you, I just put a Mac (Intel) binary at
> <http://www.jfkew.plus.com/rtf2latex2e.bin
>  >. Feel free to give it a try. You'll need to provide it with the
> "pref" directory, and either put it in a suitable place such as /usr/
> local/bin or else run it from the current directory with "./
> rtf2latex2e.bin", for example.
> Untested, except to see that it starts and prints a "usage" message.
> (Or complains about the path to the "pref" folder, if that's not
> available.)
> JK
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