# [texhax] I have installed pdftex in a subdirectory c:\pdftex and could not find directions for using the program. Help!!

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Thu Dec 11 15:18:42 CET 2003

```    command line that will allow you to transform tex files to pdf
files?

Running pdftex (or pdflatex) should do it.  As for directions, usually
no changes are needed: just run pdftex (or pdflatex) on the source, and
you get pdf out, instead of dvi.