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Compilation not possible

Postby assafwe » Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:11 am


I'm trying to download TeXworks editor on my windows pc, and although the .tex file and pdf open fine, when I try to compile i get a message that the file "pdflatex" was not found (or something like this)..




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Postby localghost » Tue Jul 19, 2011 10:59 am

Current versions of the common TeX distributions (MiKTeX 2.9, TeX Live 2010) have TeXworks incorporated in a ready-to-use configuration. It might be necessary to install it subsequently by the corresponding package manager. So there actually should be no need to download it separately.

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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:28 am

Could it be that you installed only the editor but no TeX distribution? In that case you have to install one, you can download it here:

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