[tex4ht] [tex-live] TeX4ht does not work properly with default TeXLive Windows install

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 12:07:32 CEST 2010

2010/8/25 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:
> On Mi, 25 Aug 2010, Beuthe, Thomas wrote:
>> The conclusion: TeX4ht requires the installation of ImageMagic, which in turn
>> requires the installation of ghostscript, both of which are not available
>> by default on a Windows machine, and which are not installed by default
> Yes, that is something we cannot change and we will not change. We cannot
> provide ImageMagic, that is far far out of bounds for TeX Live.
> I would suggest installing a decent operating system ;-)
>> Is there any way around this?
> Yes, install ghostscript and imagemagick on Windows.
> It might be useful to post a note on tex4ht or in the docs of tex4ht
> that on windows machines bla bla bla is necessary. Maybe it is already
> there mentioned somewhere.
Fedora 13 installs GraphicsMagick as default but ImageMagick can still
be installed by yum.

>> In any case, I'm just as happy as can be that I know what the problem is
>> and can go off in a corner and play around with TeX4ht!
> Enjoy!
> Best wishes
> Norbert
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Zdeněk Wagner

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