[texhax] texhax Digest, Vol 2011, Issue 16

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Wed Jan 12 01:03:53 CET 2011

On 11 January 2011 hh-brasil at bol.com.br wrote:

 > Hello Elaine,
 > maybe you should not be too dependent of TeXworks.
 > Try the standard run with "latex xxx.tex; dvips xxx.dvi" and try to
 > avoid TeXworks.  

They are using TeXShop already and look for a similar environment on a
PC (which doesn't necessarily mean Windows).  Hence, TeXworks is a
good choice.

 > That most probabley means you have to install the TeXlive CD

The preferred way is to use the network installer.  

 > AND also (in Windows) the unixutils (or whatever they are called,
 > they come with the textlive-CD).

There are no such tools.

 > That means using the same commands in windows and unix, which I
 > regard as a progress.  You work then with a terminal in any case.
 > The tex files are (by nature) certainly independent! It might
 > demand a deeper understanding of what you are doing
 > |(example:. makeindex -s ... yyy.tex), but that is IMHO no
 > disadvantage.

You are using the same commands on all platforms anyway; and get the
same results on all platforms.


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