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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Spell checking in Texworks

I managed to install some english dictionaries as shown on https://github.com/TeXworks/texworks/wiki/SpellingDictionaries#mac-os-x. Then I was able to select ...
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Spell check in TeXworks

I am using TeXworks and I would like to enable spell check in my language (Slovak). I downloaded the corresponding .dic and .aff files, put them in the .../resources/dictionaries folder but when I ...
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TexWorks from MiKTeX vs new version of TexWorks

I have installed the TeXworks 0.6.1, the lastest version. Now I have this new Texworks version and the version from MiKTex. My question is, what is the best way to procede: Update the Texworks ...
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How to set the default font style in the TeXworks editor to bold

I want to be able to set the default font in the TeXworks editor to Courier Bold 12pt. I currently have the typeface set to Courier and the fontsize set to 12pt by changing some settings in the menu ...
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Adobe Reader in Texworks

I know that it is possible to set Adobe Reader as the default viewer with TeXnicCenter. I have also read some posts saying that so far TexWorks doesn't support any other viewer than the default one ...
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Texworks running in background process in windows 10

I just bought a new Dell XPS machine and installed windows 10 on it. I installed MiKTex 2.9.5870 64-bit installer and install a complete Tex/Latex system. The whole process went smoothly and I did not ...
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TeXworks won't typeset if the aux file exists

I have a tex file which compiles just fine if I delete the aux file. If the aux file exists, I get the following error: Sorry, but "C:\Users\Home\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX ...
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TeXworks: Can you set a default preamble when opening a new document?

Is there any way to set a default preamble in TeXworks? So, when I open the program for a new document, can I set it to automatically have something written there; mainly I'm thinking of the pre-amble ...
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TeXworks on Mac with bib-file?

I'm working with TeXworks, and on my Windows machine I had a typesetting called something like "pdflatex+makeindex+bibtex". However, now that I'm working on my Mac that option is not available, so now ...
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makeglossaries error using TeXworks, perl installed [closed]

I am following a tutorial I found on http://www.latex-community.org/know-how/263-glossaries-nomenclature-lists-of-symbols-and-acronyms to try and learn how to use the glossaries package. However, ...
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BibTex not able to open database file “jobname.bib”

I've scoured the internet for answers to my problem for quite a long time now. The problem is probably not, that the answer is not out there, but more so that I basicly don't understand the solutions ...
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TeXworks preview different than Adobe Reader

noobie here with a question! I'm creating a CV using the following template https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/two-column-cv When I run the .tex file to create the PDF file, the ...
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Error: File `xxx-eps-converted-to-pdf' not found

I just updated my Mac OS X to El Capitan 10.11.4 and started having issues converting eps files into pdf. I am using TeXworks and have tried several tricks that did not help at all (update XQuartz, ...
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No .gz file created after MikTex/TexWorks update, Synctex fail

I updated my copy of TeXworks to version 0.4.6 recently, and updated my Miktex at the same time. Since then, it's stopped creating .gz-files, so synctex no longer works. Ctrl + Click on the source ...
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Running TexWorks on Ubuntu

I'm very confused about how I should be using TexWorks on Ubuntu, and what the difference is between TexWorks, TexLive, and MikTex. So, I installed the TexLive package with sudo apt-get install ...
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MikTex 0 TexWorks - Beamer - BibTex - Show URL in the bibliography [closed]

I make a presentation, I want to use APA style for Bibliography. The problem is that the URL in my bib file do not show. How can I fix that. This is the beging bibliographie.bib file : ...
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Abbreviated author names with initials at the end in the reference list [duplicate]

I use TexMaker with TeXworks to write a paper. The comments I use are given below. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[numbers,sort & compress]{natbib} \begin{document} ...
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Beamer-bibtex multiple authors

I have been trying to include some references in beamer but the result does not look good at all if there are three authors involved. For instance, with this bibtex entry @Article{boudt2012gaussian, ...
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Changing the behavior of the typeset button in Texworks in multiple files scenarios [duplicate]

I have a project which consists of multiple .tex files, which I am typesetting using Texworks. Clicking the source code in any file while holding the Alt key shows correctly the corresponding position ...
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gnuplottex and shell-escape

I am trying to get gnuplottex running in this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage[cm]{fullpage} \usepackage{gnuplottex} \begin{document} \begin{figure}% \centering% ...
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Persistent syntax coloring in TeXworks

I am using TeXworks. I know the syntax coloring can be enable by choosing Format/Syntax Coloring/LaTeX. However I have to do this every time I open a tex file which is a bit annoying. Is there a ...
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After recent updates, bibtex/texify no longer work with my custom .bst file [closed]

I'm using the TeXworks editor, version 0.4.6, with MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit. Other people relying on my .bst file started complaining it no longer works. I tested it this morning and it was fine; I then ran ...
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Changing the font size in the TeX file, not the document

Is there a way to set the default font size in TeXworks for the tex file itself (not the document that it produces)?
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Having trouble using fontspec package with LuaLaTex in TexWorks

I am trying to compile the following code in TexWorks with LuaLaTex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} It works without the line: ...
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How to enable -shell-escape in TeXworks?

I am trying to compile a Tikz diagram externally. I am using TeXworks 0.4.6 and have done everything as per this response. Here is my code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pictexwd,dcpic} ...
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Cannot write dieresis with *TeXWorks* [duplicate]

I am trying to write a dieresis with TexWorks (version 0.4.5 with Windows 8.1, if needed) with the code: \"{a} it should be correct, but this is what I get:
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Percent sign in URL without hyperref

Suppose you want to create a URL that has embedded % signs. One option is to just use \%, but you don't get the benefit of nice line breaks. Another option is to use the hyperref package and its ...
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MikTex+LyX .dll error

It all started when I tried to include a new package for MikTex to be used together with LyX. Due to errors in LyX's Reconfigure command (which I needed to use in order for LyX to recognize the ...
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Struggling with minimal bibtex example in Texworks

Following this question I have tried to write a minimal BibTex example. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \bibliography{BIBLIO} \begin{document} ...
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texify: pdflatex could not be found

totally new to LaTEx. So I got a project folder with an existing pdf. I open the main file, add in text and click on play: the console puts out >texify: pdflatex could not be found. I am using ...
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Installing LaTeX El Capitan

I saw that some quite similar questions have already been asked on the forum, but, still, I can't find a way to solve my problem. I've just installed the mactex package 2015 from ...
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Bold incorrectly applied to Table of Contents

I am using the report class in TeXworks/MiKTeX and was provided with a style that is a little out of date. I am having trouble with a bold section format being transferred from a page into my Table of ...
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TeXworks can not find pdfTeX

There are other questions similar to this, but I can't apply the same solution because the problem is quite different. Some months ago, I installed a full pack of LaTeX (TeXworks, BibDesk, etc) that ...
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TeXworks compilation error when using ^ as a plain text

In my TeXworks (MikTeX 2.9) editor, the following file compiles correctly. But when I change sin-1(x) to sin^-1(x) the following error occurs. I thought TeXworks would treat sin^-1(x) just as a plain ...
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In texworks spell-check is not working

I did below How to add Spell Checker to TeXworks on Windows Now I can see the English option in a spelling menu, below 'none' option. But spell-checking does not work yet, even if I type some wrong ...
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BibTex can't find my .bib file, and appears to be looking in the wrong places

I have spent a rather frustrating few hours trying to get TexWorks to work with either or both of BibTex or biber. I tried running the minimal example \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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How to produce Xelatex+MakeIndex+Biber in TexWorks with texify.exe?

I had seen comments by Ulrike Fischer http://miktex.10937.n7.nabble.com/pdf-texify-using-biber-instead-of-bibtex-td7420.html to change environment variable BIBTEX, but may be there are another way? ...
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miktex-texworks.exe does not start

I dont know the exact reason why, but 2 days ago texworks in my pc (windows 8) stopped working. Everytime I wish to start the program I receive the following message:
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! Package keyval Error: $geometry$ undefined [closed]

When I try to compile the following code on Ubuntu using TexWorks, i get this error : ! Package keyval Error: $geometry$ undefined. See the keyval package documentation for explanation. Type H ...
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How to type a " in TeXworks? [duplicate]

I want to add a accent by command \"o, but when I typeset it by Shift + ' in the TeXworks it didn't produce " but two separate ''. However when I press the same key in other editor such as WinEdt it ...
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Spelling syntax colouring

Is there a way to change the syntax colouring for spelling in TexWorks? Currently red for comments and underlined red for mispelled words doesn't really stand out.
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Texworks is not compiling!

I've installed the MikTeX and Texworks in a new computer, but when I run my project here it doesn't work... The error message that I got is the following: Sorry, but "MiKTeX Configuration Utility" ...
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LaTeX can not find pdfTeX

After updating system operation my LaTeX file gave me this error You need a TeX distribution like MacTeX installed on your system to typeset your document. When a TeX distribution is installed you ...
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“Process failed to start: Access denied” whilst attempting to compile PDF

I have just installed TeXworks, and MiKTeX on my home PC to continue work from university. I configured TeXworks to compile using MiKTeX, however once I opened my university work in TeXworks, and ...
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Auto complete closing brackets on TeXworks

I've tried to find the answer here but I didn't, hence my question. I'd like to know if TeXworks is capable of autocompleting things like curly brackets, meaning that when I type {, the editor adds ...
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Installing the 'mathabx' package [duplicate]

I'm trying to install the mathabx package and am having some troubles. I am using MixTek 2.9 and running TexWorks. I have tried typing \usepackage{mathabx} into the console as usual before I ...
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Prevent TexWorks from saving after compiling

I'm going to tell you what I need/want (1) and what apparently TeXWorks does (2): I need Texworks to compile files and not overwrite the .tex file. I don't mind if it creates another .dvi or .pdf ...
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Set preview window mazimized by default in TexWorks

I'm writing a LaTeX document in TeXWorks and it's extremely annoying that everytime I compile, and get a preview (to see how the changes affect in the document) the preview window, wich I get by ...
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Using knitr with TeXworks

I checked out the conversation between Speravir and Yihui, and also Yihui's site and video for getting knitr to work with TeXworks. However, I am definitely not super tech-savvy and I'm having some ...
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MiKTex package update fails “Windows API error 87” [duplicate]

I have just installed MiKTex 2.9 in Windows 7. I had this problem and fixed it by deleting the .fndb files. The first time I try to compile a "hello world" .tex file , a window pops up titled Package ...