[tex-live] Portable TeX Live with TeXworks
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 23:31:10 CEST 2009
2009/6/4 Germain BOYER <germain.boyer at ac-toulouse.fr>:
> Hello T T,
>>I cc TL mailing list, since our discussion might be interesting to other users.
> OK. I do the same.
>>You can get prebuild win32 binaries from :
> texworks238 works correctly but texworks303 dont work. It doesn't run. Do you no why ?
>>> About ghostscript and ps2pdf :
> I understand the problem.
> If the file name is for example trypdflatex.tex then ps2pdf works correctly.
> If the file name is for example try pdf latex.tex then ps2pdf don't work.
> If the file name contain spaces then ps2pdf don't work.
> Then I use gsview to convert ps files to pdf files.
ps2pdf is a BAT script, it needs quoted parameters, i.e. "%1", not %1.
I am not sure whether it is done. If not, you should complain to the
> I suppose that for printing the quality of a ps file is better. Is it true ?
It does not matter whether you have dvi, ps or pdf. The output is
limited by the quality of the output device. You must know the
properties of the device and prepare the output accordingly (use
bitmap font in the correct resolution and correct MF mode or vector
font). PS may be tricky, you must know the device and sometimes set
some device dependent options. If you do not know the properties of
the device, PDF with vector fonts is usually the best choice because
it will be printed usind a device driver that enforces correct device
> A good solution : latexmk by John Collins.
> The command latexmk.bat -pv -ps works very well with texworks.
> Sorry for my bad english.
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