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dingo_d
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TexmakerX won't compile

Postby dingo_d » Thu Jan 13, 2011 8:53 pm

Hello!

Since my LEd decided to crash each time I tried to build dvi (I updated to MIKTeX 2.9) I decided to give TexmakerX a chance. It looks nice, and I love autocomplete, but the problem is I can't compile :\

I have set the options so that quick build makes Latex+dvipdfm+view PDF, and when I press quick build it gives me this error:

  1. Error: could not start the command: dvipdf %.dvi


which is also kinda weird because it should have been dvipdfm.

Anybody knows how to fix this? I tried first making dvi and then in cmd manually dvipdfm and that works, but it seems kinda pointless having that option in the program, no?

Thanks

benibela
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Postby benibela » Mon Jan 17, 2011 10:53 pm

TexmakerX doesn't distinguish between dvipdf and dvipdfm, so if you select the quickbuild command with "dvipdfm" in it, it will call the command with the name "dvipdf" in the command list.
So if you want to run dvipdfm, you have to add the m to dvipdf on the command list page in the config dialog

dingo_d
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Postby dingo_d » Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:51 pm

Sorry for the late reply, I added m and it works now :D Thanks ^^

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Postby localghost » Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:11 pm

ding_d wrote:[…] I added m and it works now […]

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