mbx on Windows
At present, the
mbx script assumes that your installation is similar to the one described in Appendix E. Making the
mbx script Windows-compatible is an ongoing project. It is possible you may find a bug, which we would ask that you report. In addition, if you have followed the directions in Appendix E, then you will need to customize the
mbx.cfg configuration file, which tells
mbx where to find the helper programs it relies on. See below for the details.
The script uses a LaTeX utility called
pdfcrop to, well, crop PDF images generated by a LaTeX engine. This utility has not been made to work in the Windows CMD shell. If you want to generate images on Windows, you should use the Git Bash shell as described in Section E.3.
Copy the file
Replace the right-hand side of the entry for
pdfpngwith the full path name of the
convertutility installed with ImageMagick (Section E.5), using forward slashes. It will be something like