[tex-live] TeXLive2008 and Windows

Daniel Becker daniel.becker at uni-rostock.de
Wed Feb 25 09:38:54 CET 2009

Dear List,

I already asked the same question on the Mac OS X Mailing List [1],  
but maybe it is better asked here:

What is the preferred way to use TeXLive2008 on a Windows Vista PC?   
The top items on my wish list are

* TeXLive2008 with tlmgr
* an editor that is easy to handle
* A Viewer that integrates well with the editor
* preconfigured workflow is pdflatex, with PDF being displayed in the  
* synchronisation .tex <-> .pdf in both directions with synctex
* as few as possible finetuning of the several applications involved

This wishlist implies that proTeXt is not really what I am looking  
for, I think. I am looking for something as close to a "MacTeX on  
Windows" as possible. (I am using MacTeX = TeXLive + a set of  
application that match all the criteria above)

On the Mac OS X Mailing List, the Korean TUG distribution was  
mentioned [2], but unfortunately, the website is in Korean what is a  

Sorry if this too off-topic and thanks for any hints -


[1] Mac OS X Mailing List thread: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/2009-February/039423.html

[2] About KTUG(Korean TUG) Collection
(TeXLive with tlmgr, Notepad++ as an editor + sumatra as an pdf viewer  
+ synchronization pdf-TeX)

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