[texhax] proTeXt on Win 8.1 64 bit

Bob Tennent rdt at cs.queensu.ca
Sun Oct 27 15:18:18 CET 2013

 >|> 2013/10/27 Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net>:
 >|> > I have just purchased a new PC and installed Win 8.1 64bit on it. I
 >|> > was going to install the "proTeXt" <http://www.tug.org/protext/>
 >|> > package, however, I cannot find out if it is 64 or 32 bit. There
 >|> > does
 >|I do have some documents that are over 300 pages long. They load slowly
 >|on my 32bit WinXP machine. My new one is much faster and has plenty of
 >|memory so that would no doubt make a huge difference. 

"load" means what? TeX processes documents sequentially. More memory
or 64bit code are almost certainly irrelevant. The difference you
observe is from the faster processor on your new machine.

Bob T.

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