[texhax] Fwd: [CIT]: file association in Windows 7
st_philipp at yahoo.de
Wed Mar 16 21:43:52 CET 2011
first we need to find out where the problem lies. I would guess that the
working directory is not set to the desired output directory. So one
possible solution would be to write a wrapper program that calls
makeindex with the correct working directory.
Am 16.03.2011 17:25, schrieb Fred Lowery:
> See email below:
> I know this is more a Windows 7 issue than LaTeX but thought I would
> try here. I'm sure he's not the only person using Windows 7 and
> wondered if you could help us with this?
> Fred Lowery
> Client Support Analyst
> CIT Mudd 009
> Oberlin College
> Oberlin, Ohio 44074
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Dan Styer <dstyer at oberlin.edu>
> Date: Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 10:20 AM
> Subject: [CIT]: file association in Windows 7
> To: OBERLIN WEBMAIL HELP DESK <cit at oberlin.edu>
> I am using Windows 7 on an HP ProBook 6550b.
> I have certain filestypes that I wish to associate with certain
> programs. For example, I want to associate files of type .html with
> Notepad, whereas the default is to associate them with Firefox. I do
> this by "right click | Open With ... | Browse".
> Most of the time this works.
> But I want to associate the filetype .idx with the LaTeX Index
> Processor makeindex.exe. I have this program on my disk and can run
> it in a command prompt window without a problem. But when I try to
> associate this filetype with makeindex.exe it doesn't work... when I
> press "Open With... " the program makeindex.exe appears twice, and
> neither entry runs the program. I have tried to delete one or the
> other or both of the appearances, but Windows does not allow this.
> Please do not respond by saying that "We don't support LaTeX." As I
> have told you above, LaTeX is working perfectly, it's Windows 7 that's
> not working. And you do support Windows.
> Dan Styer
> Daniel F. Styer Dan.Styer at oberlin.edu
> Professor of Physics (440)775-8183
> Oberlin College Wright Laboratory 215
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