Glitch in Windows 11 GUI installer for TeX Live 2023

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at
Wed Apr 5 21:36:09 CEST 2023

On Sat, Mar 25, 2023 at 11:12:56AM -0600, Nelson H. F. Beebe wrote:
> Earlier today, I downloaded the latest texcol2023.iso* files from
> to our mirror site at
> and updated the README.html file there.
> I then moved to a Windows 11 laptop, downloaded those files to my
> Downloads directory, clicked on the installer in a file manager
> window, and selected the Advanced button.
> That brings up a screen that has a menu item "GUI language".  For fun,
> I changed to other languages than the default English, and found that
> the change worked.  However, when I reverted to English without
> leaving the GUI installer, I found that the second line on the
> right-hand Options panel remained in the previously selected language;
> it is the line immediately under the "Default paper size" line.
> This is most evident if you select Chinese or Japanese, but the
> problem remains for every other language that I tried.
> The only way to repair it is to exit the GUI installer, then start it
> again.

This should be fixed in r66771.

Siep Kroonenberg

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