I am using TeXworks to edit my LaTeX files. I currently use the
pdfLatex+MakeIndex+BibTeX which calls the texify (it is the standard configuration). How to configure this option to call the makeglossaries program?
I think getting texify to run makeglossaries successfully might be hard work. Instead, I think it will be easiest to create a new menu entry just for glossaries. You do no say if you have Perl installed: using makeglossaries requires Perl, and this is not standard on Windows. So I'll give instructions for both cases.
First, from the Edit menu choose Preferences, then the Typesetting tab. By the 'Processing Tools' section, click the
If you do have Perl, then put
Without Perl available, the entries need to be slightly different. Put
Again, OK everything and then test.
It may be possible to use the later approach directly with texify, but I would favour installing Perl if necessary (Strawberry is my favourite Perl for Windows) and using that approach.
I was also looking for a way to make
The short answer
You can define a new processing tool in TeXworks by Edit > Preferences > Typesetting tab > Processing tools. Click on the
You can then process your tex file by using the following tool sequence from within TeXworks.
Some more details
I have Perl installed and the PATH variable adjusted accordingly, so that the xindy option of
Here I also added the commands for the creation of the glossary (which should come before the entry definitions).
The glossary is created at the desired position in the document by
If I understand it correctly,
To test this setup I recommend testing it first with a manual call to
The following minimal example should give the output below: