#19 OOoLatex on Win with Miktex 2.7

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2009-11-26
2009-11-26
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The following applies to OOoLatex on Windows with MikTex2.7 and Cygwin

1) Upon Installation one should be informed that a virtual shell needs to be installed (also the notion 'MinSys' should be explained)
2) The function 'WinPath' prepends a '/C/' in front of the path which is not correct in the above configuration and needs to be replaced with '/cygdrive/c/'
3) It is confusing that the script demands the Windows versions of Latex and Ghostview to be installed during setup, but actually relies on the respective programs to be available in the virutal shell, being called from OOoLatex.sh. The latter script is written by function 'WriteScript' which erroneously calls gswin32c.exe, which is not executable in the virtual shell. Instead, it should write calls to 'gs' independently of the actual operating system.

I hope that this was useful; thanks for maintaining this great tool OOoLatex!

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