[ESS] ess-swv-pdflatex-commands options

Ista Zahn izahn at psych.rochester.edu
Fri Mar 11 23:21:24 CET 2011

Thanks Brian, that is really helpful.


On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 5:08 PM, Brian Diggs <diggsb at ohsu.edu> wrote:
> On 3/11/2011 1:37 PM, Ista Zahn wrote:
>> Hi,
>> MikTex appears not to have texi2pdf, so the default setting of
>> "texi2pdf" in ess-swv-pdflatex-commands options does not work. I can
>> change it to texi2dvi, except that I actually want a .pdf. From the
>> command line a can run "texi2dvi -p", but if I set this as a value to
>> ess-swv-pdflatex-commands and try to use it I get "ess-swv-PDF:
>> Searching for program: no such file or directory, texi2dvi -p"
>> Any suggestions?
>> Thanks!
> This bugged me when I switched from TexLive to MikTex as well, especially
> since MikTex is the "recommended" distribution for Windows.
> To get around it, I created a batch file named texi2pdf.bat in the MiKTeX
> 2.9/miktex/bin directory.  It has the single line:
> texify --pdf %1
> Works like a charm for me, including automatic multiple passes when needed.
> --
> Brian S. Diggs, PhD
> Senior Research Associate, Department of Surgery
> Oregon Health & Science University

Ista Zahn
Graduate student
University of Rochester
Department of Clinical and Social Psychology

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