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Where can I find LaTex on an IT Services PC?

LaTex is not installed on IT Services PCs, but can be run on our Linux server. On a PC, select Start > All Programs, then click on Exceed on Demand. The LaTex application is called Kile.

You can also run a portable version of MiKteX with an inbuilt tex editor called TeXWorks. This is free to all staff and students.

The current version is available for download from:

To install, copy the whole folder LaTeX to a USB pen drive and run from there. The folder is 306MB so make sure that you have enough disk space.

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Created by Chris Limb on 19 February 2010 and last updated by Mark Wilson on 14 July 2016