[pdftex] Pdftex & soul
mchapman at mchapman.com
Thu Apr 24 06:33:52 CEST 2003
Were would these lists be without perennial themes (pdf(la)tex, pdfcrypt,
...) --- ;-)>
On Wednesday 23 April 2003 7:36 pm, John Culleton wrote:
> Unfortuately the word pdftex, like the word tex, has two meanings. I use it
> to mean the command you put on the command line. It is the user interface
> that counts. If I use the command ``pdftex'' I get an entity that responds
> in certain ways, and if I use the command ``pdflatex'' I get a completely
> different set of responses to my file.
Robin Fairbairns may be right that there is no easy solution, but the above
does identify a significant problem.
My first attempts at usage devolved into trying to understand the error
messages I received to the command:
I sorted mine out 'by myself', but the question is a recurring one on this
list -one can hardly say from newbies, they are actually 'wannabe newbies'
who still haven't got it to work ...
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