[tex-live] TeX Live 2011 : "Error in TeXdoc XeTeX"
P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk
Fri Mar 16 16:43:57 CET 2012
Norbert Preining wrote:
> When I call texdoc xetex
When, at a non-elevated CMD prompt in Windows 7 32-bit running in
a Windows Virtual PC under Windows 7 64-bit, I type
followed by <return>
> a document called ????? (you till now
the default document for this incantation in the current update
to TeX Live 2011, which in my system is reported as being
> didn't tell us!) was opened in AA7. When clicking in AA7 on (whatever
opens in Adobe Acrobat 7 Professional (having successfully evicted
PS_View with Siep's help). If I then click on the "=" sign to
the left of "|| New commands", a menu expands vertically downwards
and display (amongst other options) the word "Graphics".
> you did) instead of (blabla-your expectation) the following was
> shown: (blabla)
Rather than being told anything useful about Graphics (such as
the options to XeTeXpicfile) I am told instead totally unrelated
?facts? concerning Encodings and Line breaking. This occurs on
a page that describes itself as Page 15 in the aforementioned
> This happened with an uptodate TL 2011 installation.
This happened, and happens, with an up-to-date TeX Live 2011
> OS environment : ....
My O/S Environment :
> CommonProgramFiles=C:\Program Files\Common Files
> PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER=x86 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7, GenuineIntel
> ProgramFiles=C:\Program Files
> Additional information: I like to fiddle with the registry and other
> things without actually knowing ... ----
Additional information. This is a virgin Windows 7 32-bit installation
with three levels of anti-virus protection and very few layered
products : Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Acrobat Professional,
Microsoft Office 2003, Paintshop PRO, Dropbox, File Locator Light,
Picasa 3 and Seamonkey. And now TeX Live 2011.
> Can you please ponder a second ob the above, let it sink into you,
> and try to make similar reports in future? We would all be
> inifinitely thankful, because all of us are on a voluntary basis, so
> we don't wang to waste time with exzctely these kinds of emails.
Well, I don't wang to waste your infinitely valuable time either;
in fact, I really don't want to wang at all.
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