Webservice: LatexRenderer

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This document describes the installation of LatexRenderer from BlueSpice. LatexRenderer is a exclusive component of BlueSpice pro! Please note that the Apache Tomcat server must be installed and configured on the BlueSpice server.

Tip for this Document

  • Please, read this manual completely and work through the single installtion steps one after another.
  • For editing the configuration files with a text editor, the files must be saved in UTF-8 coding without BOM (Byte Order Mark).
  • The placeholder <installpath-bluespice> stands for the path to your BlueSpice installation, e.g C:\inetpub\wwwroot\bluespice (Windows) or /var/www/bluespice (Linux).
  • The placeholder <tomcat-webapps> stands for the path to the Webapps directory of your Tomcat server, e.g. C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 8.5\webapps (Windows) or /var/lib/tomcat8/webapps (Linux).

Installation of the LatexRenderer application

Move the file "BSLaTeX2PNG.war" from the directory <installpath-bluespice>/extensions/BlueSpiceLatexRenderer/LatexRenderer/webservices to <tomcat-webapps>

Restart Tomcat

Restart the Tomcat Webserver like described here.

This already completes the installation of LatexRenderer.


If there is a problem with LatexRenderer in BlueSpice, first check the file system permissions.