Axel E. Retif
axel.retif at mac.com
Fri Mar 7 07:10:52 CET 2008
On 6 Mar, 2008, at 04:40, Thomas Brendel wrote:
> we have to print/reformat some old but voluminous software
> documentation written in TeX. But we cannot find a suitable
> LaTeX.exe nor a 'converter' say to MS-Windows.
> We are running MS-Office and Win XP on a WINTEL systems.
> Could you give us a hint how to overcome this problem?
On 6 Mar, 2008, at 23:51, Alan Litchfield wrote:
> All the information you should need to process your TeX files can be
> found at http://tug.org.
> I would suggest you get a copy of the TeXLive installation for easy
> set up and running. You can get it from http://tug.org/texlive/
I've installed TeXLive in Mac OS and Linux, but for Windows I think
is really easier. Also, as it is based on MikTeX
you get frequent updates via MikTeX updater.
> To be honest though, I do not think that MS Word is the right tool to
> be using for writing and publishing software documentation, let alone
> documentation that is voluminous. On Windows the choices I would
> recommend would be either LaTeX, TeX (as above) or FrameMaker from
Talking about commercial products, there is also Scientific Word/
Workplace, which can read directly LaTeX files:
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