[texhax] proTeXt on Win 8.1 64 bit

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Sun Oct 27 16:02:18 CET 2013

On Sun, 27 Oct 2013 10:18:18 -0400
Bob Tennent articulated:

>  >|> 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.

I think that I will just install MiKTeX 64bit installer
<http://miktex.org/2.9/setup>. Now I just have to figure out if
TeXstudio <http://texstudio.sourceforge.net/> which I have used in the
past, and is a 32 bit program, will work with it.

Jerry ♔

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