[tex-live] TL 2009 : No menu entry in Start/Programs

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 12 15:05:17 CEST 2009

2009/10/12 Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
> Further to my message of 09/10/2009 16:42 [1]
> (Message-ID : <4ACF59F5.9080907 at Rhul.Ac.Uk>),
> I find that I am seriously inconvenienced by
> the lack of any entries in the Start menu,
> so using the GUI I inverted the setting of
> the option "Create menu in shortcuts and on desktop"
> (intending to delete the menu entry from the desktop
> but leave it in Start/Programs), but no menu
> has appeared and I cannot find any option in TLMGR
> to allow me to apply this new preference.

This option takes effect only with install/remove/update of packages.
You can restore the shortcuts manually with:

tlmgr postaction install shortcut [list of packages]

And a brute force solution is:

tlmgr install -reinstall [list of packages]



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