[OS X TeX] OT: TeX for windows

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Mon Aug 16 11:51:15 EDT 2004

I'd said:
>> not sure on the editor front-end (I use an ancient one, Dirk Stuve's 
>> WinTeXShell, 'cause it supports HWR on my pen slat).
>> Worst case is tell 'em to use Notepad and rename things and run them 
>> from a DOS prompt.

On Monday, August 16, 2004, at 10:18  AM, Stephan Hochhaus replied:
> Yes, I guess that's what I'll do. I will take a day (or maybe half a 
> day) to check out some editors next week and hopefully find an 
> alternative to Notepad (or Wordpad, as it is called in XP).

This list should get you started:


>> One thing I've been playing with is setting up a totally portable 
>> environment running off of a USB flash drive using nothing but 
>> applets coded in TCL --- perhaps that'd work?
> Does TCL work out of the box in windows or does it require an 
> installation first?

Good point. Needs an install, on Mac OS X too. Drat that chicken-egg 

Maybe it could all be set up to be on a flash drive or CD-ROM --- need 
to look into that.


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