[Ipe-discuss] pdf latex error
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Thu May 5 01:01:17 CEST 2005
--- Johan Ingvast <ingvast at md.kth.se> wrote:
> On Wed, 4 May 2005, Keith Emmert wrote:
> > Hey all...I'm also fairly new to IPE. I've
> > the same sort of message. IPE seems to work fine
> > text is not included. When it is included, I
> > a message that basically says that IPE cannot find
> > PDFLatex.
> > I am using PCTeX, but downloaded MiKTeX so that I
> > some version of PDFLatex. That didn't work. I
> > modified the environment variable. That didn't
> > I added a specific path statement which pointed to
> > PDFLatex...that didn't work either.
> > The really odd thing is that IPE works at home
> where I
> > run Windows XP, but does NOT work at the office
> > I run Windows XP Pro. The XP Pro machine is part
> of a
> > network. I had the network guru log in with his
> > account and it wouldn't work. We tried installing
> > on another machine (also running XP Pro) and that
> > didn't work.
> > Ideas?
> First thing I wonder! Does pdflatex work from the
> command line?
> pdflatex test.tex
> Where the test.tex is simply
> This is a test
> If not the problem is not within IPE.
> Does it work, try to find the tex file generated by
> IPE called text.tex
> On *nix systems those can be found at
> $HOME/.ipe/latexrun and I guess it
> is called something similar on XP.
> Process test.tex with pdflatex and see what happens
> just some thoughts
> Johan Ingvast, PhD student
> Department of Machine Design, Royal Institute of
> Technology, Sweden
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Yeah, I tried the command line...I can run PDFLatex.
IPE won't even save the files that I create since it
seems to want to run PDFLatex before it is saved.
---> Keith E. Emmert
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