dviout with MikTeX


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How to install dviout for Windows with MikTeX

  1. First install MikTeX (and Ghostscript if PostScript files will be used).
  2. Get the package of dviout for Windows Ver.3.12.1 or later
  3. Expand the package of dviout in a suitable holder and execute dviout.
    It is recommendable to create a new holder for dviout so that dviout can be easily uninstalled. For example

    mkdir c:\dviout
    cd c:\dviout
    c:
    tar zxvf c:\ftp\t313bw.tar.gz
    dviout

    if c:\ftp\t313bw.tar.gz is the full package of dviout.

  4. If your operating system does not support Japanese language and you are asked to use the original font at the start up of dviout, please answer No to continue.
  5. Set the resolution of fonts by dpi (dots par inch) which will be (mainly) used. Then push [> Next]
  6. Push [Guess] to set automatically TEXROOT: and TEXPK:. You will be asked

    MikTeX is detected.
    Do you use its setting?

    Answer [Yes] and push [> Next].
    For more advanced setting push [Help] for its explanation. All the setting can be modifiled later.

  7. Push [gen:] to generate fonts on demand. Also push [gsx:] if Ghostscript is correctly installed.
  8. Push [Finish] to complete the installation.
  9. Select File -> Open on the menu bar and choose test_a4.dvi to check if dviout is correctly installed. Then choose sample\sample.dvi in the similar way to see the functions of dviout.
  10. See the On-line Help from Help -> Help Topic for the precise explanation of functions and settings of dviout.

How to update dviout for Windows

  1. Simply overwrite the older dviout by the new one. It is unnecessary to uninstall the older dviout.

How to uninstall dviout for Windows

  1. Select Option -> Uninstall on the menu bar and proceed to uninstall dviout.
    This procedure erases the setting in the registry written by dviout.
  2. Erase the holder with its contents where dviout is installed. Then dviout is completely uninstalled since dviout has put no files in the Windows system directory etc.