[Rd] Which TEX for Wiindows

Prof Brian Ripley ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
Tue Aug 23 13:36:03 CEST 2005

On Tue, 23 Aug 2005, Ales Ziberna wrote:

> I am intending to instal TEX (for use with R - building, checking packages)
> on my WinXP SP2. I read that fptex is recomended, however
> http://www.fptex.org/ is not not available. Is MiKTeX the next best choice?

Please look at the current documentation:

   The @code{fptex} distribution of @LaTeX{} (directly from any CTAN node
   such as @url{http://www.ctan.org/tex-archive/systems/windows/fptex/} or
   via XEmTeX at @url{http://www.fptex.org}) includes a suitable port of

(www.fptex.org was available until very recently.)

Brian D. Ripley,                  ripley at stats.ox.ac.uk
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