[texhax] Converting ascii text files to LaTeX

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Mon Feb 12 04:29:18 CET 2007

>>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Leingang <leingang at math.harvard.edu> writes:

  >> Thanks. I found it on CTAN alright but I'm concerned I might screw up
  >> the debian packaging system if I install packages via CTAN.

Adding files to /usr/bin might cause conflicts with the Debian
packaging system, but /usr/local/bin is the correct place for programs
not supported by Debian.

  > If that's too complicated, you can just put the txt2tex script in
  > the same directory as the files you want to convert.  Make sure
  > it's executable by typing

  > $ chmod 755 txt2tex

  > Then just run it!

Since the current working directory is hopefully not in the search
path for executable files (programs) you have to type ./txt2tex in
order to execute the program.


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