[OS X TeX] Help for Windows users of MacTex files?

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Thu May 27 22:51:55 CEST 2010

On May 27, 2010, at 3:40 PM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:

> On May 27, 2010, at 9:00 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> On May 27, 2010, at 8:27 AM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
>>> Ok, so you are really looking for a GUI that can run on Windows.   
>>> I don't know how to do that. The only suggestion I have is to  
>>> hire an industrious undergraduate intern and let him/her figure it.
>> Unfortunately, I teach in a Community College.
> How about 25% bonus towards the final grade for the first student  
> who will figure it?

A guaranteed A would not work

>> But all this OP wanted is to be pointed at a forum or list that  
>> would be likely to give me the information I would need. For  
>> instance, I don't even know what is the TeXShop of the Windows  
>> world, let alone of the Linux world. Then of course, I would need  
>> to figure out how it is being used etc and I certainly would need  
>> help there.
> I don't think you need to know anything about the latex editor in  
> windows or linux. What you need is an executable file that creates  
> a latex file according to the switches in the Assessment Document  
> Maker and then compiles it.

I will look up what an executable file is.

I visualized the Assessment Document Maker setting the switches in,  
say, RAFv4-0 > HOMEWORKS-controls >  7.tex  and then after the  
TYPESET AND DISPLAY PDF button is clicked, the same Assessment  
Document Maker going about getting LaTeX to compile the file 7.tex  
calls via.


I think I can do it on the Mac but am sure I don't know even how to  
start on Windows.


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