[texhax] TeX or LaTeX "engine" for Windows PC

Dr R. Hasson R.Hasson at open.ac.uk
Wed Mar 8 10:55:10 CET 2006

Karl Berry wrote:
>     interested in using an existing TeX package such as MiKTeX
> If you install a minimal subset of miktex (or tex live), you'll pretty
> much have "bare bones" TeX.  A binary by itself is of no use; it needs
> many supporting font and macro files to actually typeset anything.
> That's what the distributions are all about.

For a program that doesn't need all the supporting font and macro 
definitions you could look at mimeTeX:
it converts tex input into gifs for inclusion in web pages, but the 
original poster might be able to modify it to suit.


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