[Ipe-discuss] IPE pdflatex error

Otfried Cheong otfried at ipe.airpost.net
Tue Jan 28 07:14:01 CET 2014

On 28/01/14 04:01, Maria Kourasi wrote:
> So, I work on a Windows 7 PC and I use MikTeX 2.9 (TexnicCentre 2.0).
> I had used Ipe previously but I had to re-format my PC. After I
> re-installed Ipe, every time I add a text object I get the same error
> ''An error occurred during the pdflatex run''.
>   I have saved the ipe folder under the Program Files directory and the
> Miktex is also under the Program Files, so I would expect that the ipe
> would be able to find the pdflatex file.

The first thing to try would be to run Ipe from the command line (that 
is, start CMD.EXE and run Ipe from there) to see what error messages you 
get.  Even better, set the environment variable IPEDEBUG to 1.  Also 
check the contents of ipetemp.log in the Ipe latex directory.


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