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Generating Documents on Windows

Slide Show: PDF PostScript Source File (.tex)
Lecture Notes: PDF PostScript Source File (.tex)
Topics covered in this slide:

  • Creating documents in TEXnicCenter.
  • Using DOS to create DVI, PostScript, and PDF files.

After typesetting a LATEX document, it is time to generate it into a readable output, such as DVI, PostScript, or PDF. This lecture covers the multiple ways one can create documents. Very breifly, creating a document consists of opening MS-DOS and performing the following commands:

  • latex filename
  • dvips filename
  • ps2pdf filename.ps or
  • pdflatex for .tex files.

This slide show should take 10 to 20 minutes.

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