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Is there the possibility to perform a check in TeXworks to see if there are any missing closing brackets?

With this I also mean brackets not related to specific latex commands (e.g. ( and )).

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closed as off topic by Werner, Guido, lockstep, Gonzalo Medina, Qrrbrbirlbel Apr 6 '13 at 23:35

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To whoever cast the close vote: Please don't just vote to close without leaving a comment explaining your reason to do so. – Jake Jan 18 '13 at 13:07
This is from texworks manual and maybe be helpful: "A frequent error is to forget a closing symbol: parenthesis, bracket, square bracket. TEXworks helps with a tool to show the pairs of symbols: when one move over one of these symbols its complementary is briefly highlighted in orange. One can also, when one is inside a block like this, one can ask to select the block by Edit / balance delimiters or by its short-cut [Ctrl+B]. Thus one immediately sees the scope of the block." – Pouya Jan 18 '13 at 13:08
This may be a very basic approach, but how about just using a search to count the number of ( and the number of ) to check that the number matches? – myrtille Jan 18 '13 at 13:26

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