# [texhax] Migrating from Windows to Mac

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon Dec 14 09:32:54 CET 2009

On 13 December 2009 Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:

> Gentlepersons:
>
> I am in the process of migrating from Windows XP to a MacBook Pro (Snow
> Leopard), and have simply copied a number of files from the Windows XP
> machine to the Mac Via an external hard disk and a memory stick. I then
> find that files which compile (to PDF) perfectly OK on the Windows
> machine give me an error message on the very first line, the
> \documentclass one gives me an error message: undefined control
> sequence.  On the next line: \documentclass etc.

Did you run tex instead of latex?

Regards,
Reinhard

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