[texhax] Migrating from Windows to Mac

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Dec 14 20:54:09 CET 2009

Tom Backer Johnsen wrote:

 > Thank you for the information. The command you recommended worked, or at
 > least without yielding an error message. However, I had the same error
 > message as before:
 > This is pdfTex, Version 3 ...
 > entering extended mode
 > (.second.tex
 > ! Undefined control sequence.
 > 1.5 \documentclass
 > [10pt,a4paper]{article}
 > So, assuming that your command worked, it cannot be the line endings.

Could you try the same thing on a file containing just


and see if the log file matches the following :

This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.10 (Web2C 2009)
entering extended mode
LaTeX2e <2009/09/24>

where "LaTeX2e" is the all-important bit ?

Philip Taylor

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