[texhax] Can't install tex on my PC

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Sun Aug 30 08:43:02 CEST 2009

On  29 Aug, 2009, at 20:55, Vafa Khalighi wrote:

> Hi Betty
> From your last email, I understand that you have installed TeXLive  
> 2008 but you have got a TeX file and you do not know how to to latex  
> it for instance, right? You just need an editor.
> My first suggestion would be to try MiKTeX 2.8 because it comes with  
> the editor (called TeXWorks) and everything is ready to use out of  
> the box. You can download it from http://miktex.org/2.8/setup.  
> Download and install the basic version and you should be able to do  
> your work. But I guess you will need to uninstall TeXLive 2008  
> before installing MiKTeX 2.8.
> My second suggestion is if you do not want to use MiKTeX and want to  
> stay with TeXLive, you need to install an editor and then configure  
> your editor. There are lots of TeX editor on the web, so you can  
> actually search and see which one suits you.

For example, TeXworks itself, multiplatform (I didn't know MiKTeX was  
distributing TeXworks; that's nice):


Also, TeXnicCenter, Windows only:


and, multiplatform as well, TeXmaker:




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