TeXworks is a simple TeX front-end program (working environment) available for all today’s major desktop operating systems. It is modeled on Dick Koch’s TeXShop for Mac OS X.

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XeLaTeX in TeXworks can't find xdvipdfmx, crashes

I recently upgraded from Mac OS X 10.7 to Mac OS X 10.10, and I'm finding that running XeLaTeX in TeXworks no longer works. It does work, though, if I run XeLaTeX from the terminal. The first ...
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Why did my TeX-related GUI program stop working in Mac OS X Yosemite?

For example, TeX Live Utility 1.17 and earlier will not work on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. If a shell task relies on the PATH environment variable to launch a command, rather than a fully-specified ...
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texworks on mac epstopdf or repstopdf not found

I am running texworks on mac and pdflatex to generate pdf. epstopdf used to run fine until i upgraded my mac to the new yosemite. Now I have this problem - ...
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Missing package for creating beamer presentation by TexWorks

How can I solve the following problem in TexWorks?
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Sudden No SyncTex Data available in TexWorks

While I was typesetting my document, the SyncTex function stopped to work. I use pdfLaTex. After having performed several search, I understand that I have to include the $synctexoption in the ...
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TeXworks doesn't recognize environment variables (Linux Mint 17 KDE)

The bottom line is that TeXworks doesn't recognize my environment variables, but the command line compile commands (pdflatex and bibtex) do just fine. I'm running Linux Mint 17 KDE, and I installed ...
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Can't Get Any LaTeX Editor To Run

I just build a desktop and seem to be having issues getting LaTeX to run. Important Information: Windows 7 (64-bit) Asus Radeon R9 290 All LaTeX-related software is saved on the non-OS drive ...
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TexWorks Green Arrow does Nothing

I really don't understand this at all....I have a latex document that was given by my professor. I try to hit the green arrow to get a PDF (which from what I can tell online is what I'm supposed to ...
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Why does TexWorks in MikTex only compile documents from a single directory? [closed]

Using Portable MikTex on a Windows7 machine, my document compiles only when I save the document in my c:\users\temp folder. If I save the same file to my thumb drive e.g. G:\useraa\downloads\drafts\ ...
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Where does TeXworks store list of words to be ignored by the spell checker

Where does TeXworks store words selected to be ignored by the spell checker? I am using TeXworks 0.4.5 r1280 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) on Win7 Enterprise 64-bit, with the Hunspell dictionary en_AU ...
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PDF compression automatically with TeXWorks or WinEdt in Windows 7?

Currently I use TeXWorks or WinEdt to generate my PDF then open a command window and execute the following to compress the file: >gswin64c.exe -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dMaxSubsetPct=100 ...
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TeXworks: Moving source window and having it stay put

I'm using TeXworks v. 0.4.3 r.857 (with MiKTex 2.9 64-bit). I am also using gvim on Windows to edit the source. Hence, I use the TeXworks source window only to ensure that the compiling is ...
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Error trying to align series of equations

I am new to LaTex and I am using TexWorks and PDFLaTeX. This is the following code that I am trying to compile. El Random Fores es muy basico y intuitivo:%$$ \begin{gather} \text{Dado que tienes el ...
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texworks not loading style

I installed Texlive and texworks 0.4.5. TexWorks is claiming it cannot find style lstlsting.sty I saw a posting on here claiming that the solution (for MikTeX is to update MikTex). I don't know how ...
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How to see PDF object in TeXworks

I am a bit new to TeX, and I have searched google for the answer to this question with no luck: If I make a TeX file in TeXworks like the one shown below, how can I see/save this file in PDF format? ...
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package for making the script in MiKTeX colorful [duplicate]

I uninstalled my MiKTeX and now after re-installing the software, my scripts in the environment of the MiKTeX are not shown by colors. I use TexWorks IDE. for example, when you write \usepackage{} ...
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Can I configure shortcuts for tex commands in Texworks?

I was using Kile editor for my tex files but it's too heavy for my laptop... It's very slow. So I installed TeXworks wich is better. But I was very used to command shortcuts in Kile that I don't find ...
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TexWorks.0.4.5 completely changed the text in the editor

Sorry this is a little vague, I'm totally baffled by it. I've been using TexWorks intensively for a few years. I just upgraded it from 0.4.3 to 0.4.5. Now the text in the editor appears in ALL ...
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How to fix an error when using ko.TeX for typesetting Korean words?

I have a problem using ko.TeX for writing Korean words. I use MikTeX 2.9 with TeXworks as editor and pdfLaTeX as engine. I haven't used ko.TeX package, yet, so when I write Korean words (e.g. 남) as ...
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Document automatically deleting

I have been using LaTeX for a few years and that never happened before. I compiled my document (about 1000 lines long) using TeXworks, pdfLaTeX. I did so a couple of hours ago and now reopened the ...
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Configure latexmk in TeXworks (TeX Live 2013)

I am trying to configure latexmk in TeXworks 0.4.5 accompanied by TeX Live 2013. I followed the instructions on the TeXworks site, as noted in the picture below: My code is very simple as follows: ...
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TeXworks actually shows stylesheet on startup when using -stylesheet argument in filepath

Recently I came across this, which allows for customization of the TeXworks visual appearance of code and the likes. I made that .css file: QTextEdit { background-color: black; color: white; ...
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TeXworks stopped creating pdf's

I just installed TeXworks on my MacBook pro and I created a simple .tex file. It worked just fine and created the PDF any time I ran 'pdfLaTeX'. Now that I've created a new file it doesn't create the ...
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Installing imsart package [duplicate]

I am trying to install the imsart package because the publisher requires that the document is compiled with the imsart package. I am using Texworks and downloaded the .zip file and extracted the ...
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Quotation marks in TexWorks

I pasted a lot of text with quotation marks into TexWorks, expecting to have to change all the opening quotation marks to ``. But only about half of them actually look wrong when I compile. Is there ...
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“\No”: “Undefined control sequence” in TeXStudio (TeXLive)

! Undefined control sequence. \@title ->Home work \\ Economics \No ~2 l.16 \maketitle Today, I tried to change my text-editor from TeXworks to TeXStudio (and MiKTeX to ...
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Configuring TeXworks with SumatraPDF

I have TeXworks for creating and viewing LaTeX documents, and that is working great. A while ago, I also downloaded SumatraPDF viewer because some people told me it was better than other ones. I am ...
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Configuring command line editing for MiKTeX

I just started using MiKTeX 2.9. I set up the Makefile to produce the pdf and it works good. However, how do I set up command line editing of my .tex file. I have the downloaded the Emacs editor and ...
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Why do I get an empty page before my title page?

Unfortunately, I get two empty pages before my title page. This is a code example: \documentclass[english,12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Language selection for \maketitle

I am writing a document in English but when I use \maketitle, it inserts the date in Czech (my mother language I normally use when writing other text documents). I have set my IDE (TexWorks) to ...
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Compiling Error - TeXworks OS X Mavericks

When i try to compile in TeXworks, I receive this error: kpathsea: Running mktexfmt pdflatex.fmt mktexfmt: No such file or directory I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'! I've used TeXworks ...
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Lookbehind (Regex) in TeXworks

I'm using TeXworks (Version 0.4.5) and came in touch with its regular expression (regex) feature, recently. I made some adjustments of the syntax-highlighting, for instance, to practice. Now I'm ...
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outline image over entire page width

I am probably not the first to ask this question but I have tried every answer I could find before asking it here. The problem is that I want an image (eps) be on the top of the page. I want to add a ...
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Disable “Auto remove aux files” dialog in TeXworks

Every time LaTeX happens to generate a corrupted .aux file for whatever reason, the following dialog appears, reading _Whil tupesetting, a corrupt .aux file from a previous run was detected. You ...
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Problems compiling arXiv LaTeX source files

I use LaTeX to write papers. I'm using TeXworks/MiKTeX on a Windows XP computer. When I write the LaTeX code, I can compile it without any problems using "pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX". But if I ...
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Syntax for arara on texwork with preamble.tex as input file to be used for generating many different documents

I installed arara on windows and it is working properly as noted by running it from cmd shell. Is putting follwing syntax in a "template" preamble that I use as input file to generate multiple ...
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Setting latexmk or arara on Windows 7 and MikTeX to be used with TeXworks [duplicate]

I am using Windows 7, MikTeX and TeXworks. I would like to set up either latexmk or arara to achieve xelatex processing continuous preview of pdf removal of intermediate file. Kindly explain ...
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How can I get the .dvi file from Latex in addition to or instead of a pdf

What is the command and parameters that I would type in to generate and save a dvi output from my latex file? In other word I want the dvi file instead of/ or in addition to the pdf file. I use ...
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Editing Ignored Words in TeXworks Spell Checker

I turned on the spell-checker in TeXworks to check the typos in the English words of my LaTeX document. It flagged several innocuous words so I was pretty heavy handed with R-click/"Ignore word" and ...
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Continuous reading mode in TexWorks built-in pdf viewer?

I recently downloaded TeX Live 2013 to use LaTeX on my Windows 7 machine. I like the interface of the TeXworks editor that came with it because it is similar to TeXShop that I like a lot when I am ...
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Texworks syntax highlighting not working on windows 8 and 8.1

any latex code I want to view in TexWorks 0.4.5 r.1280 (Miktex 2.9) won't show the syntax highlighting. It compiles just fine but everything line is written in black. On very long documents the ...
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Suggestions for commands in TeXworks

Is there any auto-completion or suggestion available for commands in TeXworks? I am a beginner.
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Adding user defined templates to Tex Works

I'm using TexWorks on Mac. I have a good template that I want to add to TexWorks so that I can use it simply by clicking File > New From Template. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Python scripting for TeXworks

I searched on Google for almost a day and now I give up. I can't find any reference or manual for writing TeXworks scripts in python... Does anyone know how I can find these? If no, what are the ...
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Makeglossaries - cannot compile glossary list [duplicate]

I am trying to get the glossaries package to work. I have created a minimal .tex file to test it. I am using TeXworks. My .tex file currently looks like this: \documentclass{amsart} ...
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Manual TexLive install---Texworks collection doesn't show up. Should I just use Ubuntu/Debian Texworks package?

I just installed LaTeX on my system, which is a Linux Mint 16 (Cinnamon) 32-bit installation on a 64-bit Lenovo e420. I originally had used apt-get to install the base Ubuntu package along with ...
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nomencl with Texworks on mac

I am trying for long time to create a nomenclature list with nomencl package but in vain. i spent many hours trying to find out on internet and it seems that using this package is not that simple. I ...
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TeXworks bug - hidden parts of tex code [closed]

I use TeXworks 0.4.5 on Windows 8 and I've noticed quite an unpleasant bug. When having a rather long document (~2000 lines), some parts of the source code are not visible. Yet, they are typeset in ...
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'Find' spelling mistakes in TeXworks

I'm reasonably happy with the dictionary functionality in TeXworks but I am struggling to see how I can 'find' all the spelling mistakes in my (painfully long) tex file. I was hoping for a Wordesque ...
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texworks is not launching!

I am using texlive as my Latex distribution which includes TexWorks as the primary editor. It has been working fine for few years now. But today, while trying to launch the texworks editor nothing is ...