[texhax] Migrating from Windows to Mac

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Dec 14 15:23:17 CET 2009

On Dec 13, 2009, at 1:34 PM, Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:

> Gentlepersons:
> I am in the process of migrating from Windows XP to a MacBook Pro (Snow Leopard), and have simply copied a number of files from the Windows XP machine to the Mac Via an external hard disk and a memory stick. I then find that files which compile (to PDF) perfectly OK on the Windows machine give me an error message on the very first line, the \documentclass one gives me an error message: undefined control sequence.  On the next line: \documentclass etc.
> This is when using TeXworks on the Mac, and probably TeXLive.
> Tom


Do you have a %& line at the top of the file? If so, what is it?

What is the contents of the log file when you attempt to process that file?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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