Live, why do I need Ghostscript, what’s Te Xmaker, and why many people favor Emacs, and above all, how does everything fit together?This tutorial shall save the search an show step by step what you need and how to setup the individual components.
The correct addresses for this document are: The German version is available via The old version with the installation of Mi KTe X is available at With that not only scientific papers can be prepared, but also excellent letters, presentation and much more.
For all that have not worked with free software so far it may be strange in the beginning to have to integrate different components to a system on their own, and some will not easily have the heart to do so.
For this I present my own environment that I use to generate from Most questions can be answered there, and also concerning Windows installation this is preferrable, because answers are for everyone’s benefits and numerous competent users and developers read along. It contains the most important programs needed for generation of DVI, Post Script and PDF, and all additional packages for e. standard layouts for different organizations, layout specialties, fonts, and many more.
The distribution is only responsible to transform an input to an output.
The input itself is created with the editor of your choice.
I use is well updated and convenient to use, because besides graphical menus for most mathematical symbols and all relevant commands it shows so called tool tips during typing of commands. From all Windows applications with their file formats, e. existing Word- or Power Point drawings, Bitmaps or vector files like Visio, Post Script can be generated even if the application does not support this directly.
A Post Script printer driver, redirected to file output, makes this possible.
For viewing existing Post Script files and to make small changes you need .
All licenses state that the distribution is allowed.