[texhax] installation of TEX

Philip G. Ratcliffe philip.ratcliffe at uninsubria.it
Thu Feb 8 10:18:46 CET 2007

> If you are condemned to work in a Microsoft environment, an 
> investment 
> in ConversionsPlus is probably worth the moderate expense.  
> ConversionsPlus seems to make use of the initial ID bytes in files in 
> order to make intelligent judgements about what Microsoft utility can 
> read them.  It is far from comprehensive, but it works most of the 
> time.   ConversionsPlus would probably determine that a .tex 
> source file 
> was a .txt file and open it in notepad.  A pain in the neck, but at 
> least a first approach.
> Vista is likely to be twice as restrictive and unresponsive!

What's wrong with installing one of the free LaTeX-friendly editors (such as

Cheers,  Phil Ratcliffe

More information about the texhax mailing list