Tex may refer to:

People and fictional characters

Tex (nickname) Tex is a nickname, sometimes used for someone from the U.S. state of Texas. People *Robert Allen (actor) (1906–1998), American film actor *Tex Austin (1886–1938), American rodeo promoter *Tex Avery (1908–1980), American animator, cartoonist, ...
, a list of people and fictional characters with the nickname *
Joe Tex Yusuf Hazziez (born Joseph Arrington Jr.; August 8, 1935 – August 13, 1982), known professionally as Joe Tex, was an American singer and musician who gained success in the 1960s and 1970s with his brand of Southern soul, which mixed the style ...

Joe Tex
(1933–1982), stage name of American soul singer Joseph Arrington Jr.


* ''Tex'', the Italian comic book series by
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* ''Tex'' (novel) (1979), by S.E. Hinton * ''Tex'' (film), a 1982 film based on S.E. Hinton's novel, starring Matt Dillon * Tex, the robot mascot for the American audio company
THX THX Ltd. is an American company founded in 1983 by George Lucas George Walton Lucas Jr. (born May 14, 1944) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and entrepreneur. Lucas is best known for creating the ''Star Wars ''St ...



TeX TeX (, see below), stylized within the system as TeX, is a typesetting system which was designed and mostly written by Donald Knuth and released in 1978. TeX is a popular means of typesetting complex mathematical formulae; it has been noted ...
, a typesetting system created by Donald Knuth and released in 1978 **.tex, a file extension for TeX and
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* Text Executive Programming Language, introduced by Honeywell in 1979

Other uses

* TEX (explosive), an explosive chemical compound * Tex (unit), a unit of measure for the linear mass density of fibers * Nestlé Tex, a South African chocolate bar *IATA airport code for Telluride Regional Airport

See also

Big Tex Big Tex is a tall figure and marketing icon of the annual State Fair of Texas The State Fair of Texas is an annual state fairA state fair is a competitive and recreational gathering in the United States. It may also refer to: * ''State Fair' ...

Big Tex
, the icon of the annual State Fair of Texas * Textainer Group Holdings, whose shipping containers are labeled "tex" * Tekes (disambiguation) {{disambiguation, surname