[tex-live] [tlpmgui] Re: [tlpmgui] tlpmgui starts in the wrong mode under Win32

Philip & Le Khanh Philip-and-LeKhanh at Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org
Sat Feb 3 00:35:50 CET 2007

Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:

> Please note that for most windows users even starting such program
> with an option is not so straightforward (they are just used to clicking
> program name or icon). Again, guessing if the user has any existing,
> or not completely unistalled, or perhaps broken previous TeX installation
> it is not so easy task. So what more can be done?

I would suggest, "Work within the Windows paradigm".  Since (as
you correctly say) most W32 users would not know how to create
a shortcut which added a parameter to the launch command, why
not make "--install-mode" a GUI-selectable option rather than
a command-line parameter ?

** Phil.

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