On Mon, 24 Jul 2000 10:30:32 +0200, Gérard Degrez wrote:
> I'd like to make my first steps with texpower. I downloaded texpower.zip BUT
> 1) I can't view the manual or any of the examples with Acrobat 4.05a on the 
> ("wrong operand type" error message, followed by "unable to extract
> embedded font" ...). What's wrong?

Strange. I just tried downloading 


on a mac and viewing it with acroread 4.05, without problems.

Could you try to download the file directly (i.e. without
extracting it from the .zip). If that works, the zip is corrupted
(at least from your Mac's POV). Otherwise, it probably
has to do with the difference between 4.05 and 4.05a 
(but I don't know what to do about that...)

> 2) trying to recompile the manual with pdftex, I realize I miss the startcl
> class (from the KOMA suite) and the soul package. Where can I get them (the
> first one is definitely not on CTAN, I checked)?

Too bad you can't read the FAQ which has a list of
download locations (maybe I should make an HTML version ;-)

Get KOMA from
or any other CTAN mirror, it will unpack scrartcl.cls among others.

Soul is also on CTAN under e.g.


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