I must work (under Windows 10, MikTeX and TeXMaker) with Egyptian hieroglyphs that are not managed by the package hieroglf. hieroglyph is able to do so, but it must be installed manually and the documentation seems to be much outdated. In the corresponding doc in particular (3.1), it reads:

The next step is to run:


Then make sure the sesh.exe file i[s] in your path.

MiKTeX\miktex\config\config.bat doesn't seem to exist and I also can't find any sesh.exe file. Is there any detailed document explaining how to install hieroglyph with Windows?

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    The sesh file is part of the hieroglyph-package. In ctan.org/tex-archive/fonts/hieroglyph you find an archive HieroTeX_3_5_tgz. Sesh.exe is inside HieroTeX-3.5.tgz\HieroTeX-3.5.tar\HieroTeX\Seshnesu\. On MikTeX side I can't help, but I would try it with a refresh of the ls-r-Database. – knut Dec 26 '16 at 19:57
  • My antivirus software issues an alert for HieroTeX_3_5.tgz. Could be a false positive, but I can't tell. – cfr Dec 26 '16 at 20:02
  • Probably innocent, though ... – cfr Dec 26 '16 at 20:13
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    The Windows binary is pre-compiled, so you probably don't even have to make it - just install it. – cfr Dec 26 '16 at 20:27

As cfr has said, it is very simple:

  • the line about MiKTeX\miktex\config\config.bat can be skipped;

  • Sesh.exe is inside HieroTeX-3.5.tgz\HieroTeX-3.5.tar\HieroTeX\Seshnesu.

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