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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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 ...
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How to fix “LaTeX Error: File `somepackage.sty' not found”?

I am using TeXworks 0.4.5 r1280 with MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 64-bit. When I add \usepackage{datetime} and try to typeset the document, I get a dialog window like this: I select "Install", ...
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TeXworks and textedit:// links

I use TeXworks for typesetting LilyPond music. The syntax is very similar, and the idea as well (text file -> PDF), so it's very convenient. However, LilyPond doesn't (obviously) use syncTeX for ...
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BibTeX permission denied

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 13.10 and had to reinstall TexLive 2013 and TeXWorks. Ordinary typesetting with pdfLaTeX works fine. However, when I try to run BibTeX, the only console ...
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Wrong path in Texworks :pdflatex not found

I installed MacTeX on a MacBook Pro Retina Mavericks release. I get the following error : pdflatex not found. The reason is that pdflatex (pdftex) are in /usr/texbin/texbin and not in /usr/texbin ...
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neither TexShop nor TexWorks compile [closed]

I just bought a new macbook pro and transferred everything from my previous laptop here. Neither TexShop nor TexWorks can even compile the basic tex templates (such as article or amsart, the error is: ...
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TeXworks resizes and repositions the PDF viewer window when the document is compiled, and I don't want it to

I'm using TeXworks to compile documents and view the LaTeX output. However, I am editing the documents in another application, and TeXworks does not work well with this arrangement. When compilation ...
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Configure Latexmk in TeXworks for automation of bibliography compilation

I've been using LaTeX for almost four years now, so one could perhaps think I would know how to do this. But I don't. I'm at a complete loss here trying to get latexmk and, eventually, BibTeX to work. ...
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LuaLaTeX: No error but no output files

I am trying to use LuaLaTeX in TeXnicCenter (or TeXworks as well), due to TeX capacity issues. However, no output files are produced (.log, .pdf), and I cannot see any error in the build output; I ...
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Article is already a type “wizard-defined” function name

Following this answer http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/85983/17685 I'm trying to create a publication list with TeXworks. Basically I did exactly what was in the answer and created two files ...
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How to use BibTex with TexWorks?

I am trying to learn how to use bibtex. I found this article and created two files: % Untitled.tex \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \begin{document} \title{BibTeX in action} ...
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Joining .synctex files of documents blended by \includepdf

When I typeset a journal issue, I first make the seperate articles, and I join them together (adding the Table of Contents and other stuff, that's irrelevant now). When I read the final issue.pdf, I ...
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How can I get hieroglyphics in my MiKTeX 2.9 TeXworks application?

I am to write an essay which involves the use of several mathematical hieroglyphs (e.g. 1, 10..., 1,000,000, +, -, Fractions). I have tried very hard to follow (relatively) technical instructions ...
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My .tex file was replaced by a blank file [closed]

I was writing a document with latex using Texworks, suddenly it stopped working. I forced the Texworks to terminate and started again, still the same. Finally I have restarted my computer and then ...
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How to add new auto-complete options in TeXworks?

I'm working with TeXworks. It has some auto completions but not enough. How can I add some auto completion to it. Is there any way to add them from TeXmaker to TeXworks.
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Why will PDFs from TeXworks not print? Will this issue ever be fixed?

I am fairly new to LaTeX, TeX etc.(I have the latest MacTeX package) and I just recently tried to print out one of my documents made on TeXworks. It would not send any data to my printer. I copy and ...
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Compile with TikZ external library

As explained in the pgf manual under 32.4 and in various other questions/comments here on TeX.sX (http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/44508/9077, http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/32363/9077, ...
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Disappearing text in pdf image?

I want to insert a pdf image of a graph into a LaTeX document and rotate it by 90 degrees. The image is below: To do this, I'm using the following code: \begin{figure}[t] ...
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Texworks compiling acting non-deterministic. Difficulty adding images to document [closed]

I am trying to add some png graphics to a document. The figure section on its own compiles, as does the remainder of the document. Combined, it always errors out the first time but sometimes just re ...
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Cannot automatically insert bibliography in Texworks

I've just installed MacTeX and used TeXworks. However, every time a want to insert a new BibTeX record, I have to manually execute BibTeX command in a terminal and then run Typeset in TeXworks, ...
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How to “cleanly” update TeXworks under MikTeX 2.9

A while ago I was struggling to obtain TeXworks working correctly with MikTeX 2.9.4521-x64 under Windows 7-x64; and after a marathon I managed to correctly match the appropriate extensions with the ...
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TeXStudio: Add new word to dictionary via button

I installed a new Dutch dictionary from the Open Office website in my 'dictionaries' file. Spelling checks work perfectly in TeXStudio, but now, I'd like to add new words to the dictionary during the ...
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Install packages in texworks missing style files

So I am trying to install the pgfplots package in LaTeX on my Windows 7 machine. I usually did this by just running the LaTeX file with \usepackage{pgfplots}, and then the computer asks me if I want ...
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TexWorks giving error message

I have this code: \documentclass[xcolor=dvipsnames]{beamer} \mode<presentation> \usetheme{Antibes} \usecolortheme[named=Green]{structure} \title[Training And Placement Cell]{Training And ...
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TeXworks with XeLaTeX + MakeIndex + BiBTeX + shell escape?

I have tried following this answer, but it gives me: xelatex.exe: Invalid command-line option xelatex.exe: Data: unknown option Shell-escape is required for minted, and is enabled for ...
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Help with custom syntax highlighting for TeXworks

I recently learned of the option to make a custom syntax highlighting system for texworks as laid out in the texworks manual If you go to the *\customizing texworks\syntax highlighting*section of the ...
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TeXworks doesn't see packages installed by tlmgr

I am running Fedora 19 on a Dell Latitude E6410 with an i7 dual-core. The program I use for LaTeX is TeXworks. I have Tex Live 2013, and use pdfTeX 3.1415926-2.5-1.40.14 set as my processing tool ...
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TeXworks PDF viewer zoom

In TexWorks pdf viewer is there anyway to zoom to a numerically specified size. Their is no options under "view" that seems to do this. In the bottom left hand corner you can click on the percentage ...
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Clash amsthm and hyperref [closed]

The program below shows a problem with hyperref and amsthm. Not really a problem for me, since I don't use amsthm anyway so I just threw it out, but still it took me quite some time to figure it out. ...
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Typesetting option that includes makeindex (TeX Live, TeXworks)

I used to work with the MiKTeX distribution and the included TeXworks program. The latter provided me with a typesetting-configuration that was something like pdfLaTeX + BibTeX + MakeIndex. (It ...
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Enabling “--shell-escape” on TeXworks under MiKTeX

After resolving the problem on my previous question, I applied to finally install Gnuplot 4.6; and after a successful installation I had to allow the --shell-escape option on TeXworks, so I added a ...
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TeXworks bite+TAB

I like to use TeXworks as a text editor for latex documents. I just have a question with a keyboard shortcut. When I type bite + TAB, I've got the following result : \begin{itemize} \item ...
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Change language preference in TeXworks?

I have installed the MikTeX 64 bit version for Windows, but the interface of the TeXworks editor uses some foreign language. During installation, it did not ask me my language preference. Is there an ...
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Missing jump to source

I used to be able to right click on the pdf and the bottom of the list would be a "jump to source" option which would take me to the source code where I had clicked on the pdf. It is no longer there ...
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Wildcard character use in TeXWorks find

Is it possible to use wildcard characters in TeXworks when you search for something? I can see that there is a "Regular expression" option, but I was thinking along the lines of something more user ...
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!LaTeX Error: Cannot determine size of graphic in simLinkError.pdf (no Bounding Box)

I'm trying to put a .pdf graphic in my LaTeX file. This is usually no problem for me. I use pdfLaTeX in TeXworks. The only difference this time seems to be that I'm using the style files from the ...
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Add nomenclature to TeXworks

How do you add nomenclature typesetting tool to TeXworks? I use pdfLaTeX + MakeIndex + BibTeX It produces .nlo file but does not put the nomenclature list in the document.
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How can I setup PGFPlots to work with gnuplot?

Notes: I'm using Windows 8 and TeXworks. Also, I have never used gnuplot by itself, so I am unfamiliar with it. I'm trying to use PGFPlots with gnuplot to graph functions. I have not been able to ...
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Insert code snippet via keyboard shortcut in TeXworks

I know there already are questions (1, 2) on creating keyboard shortcuts in TeXworks. The discussion (also in the Google thread referred to), however, seems a little outdated. By now, there is the ...
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TeXworks source window

Is there a way to increase the font size in the source window of TeXworks? I guess I'm showing my age, but for me it is almost unusable. It's kind of annoying having to put my face so close to the ...
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TeXworks auto-complete

TeXworks autocomplete capability is incomplete, messy and unpredictable. Is there any way to migrate TeXStudio auto-complete data to TeXworks?
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first LaTeX file

I installed MiKTeX and ran a test file on TeXworks, but am getting an error message. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} This is some sample text. \end{document} I get this error message when ...
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Can you get Vim to behave like TeXworks or vice versa?

There are several features of TeXworks that I find substantially decrease my editing time. I tend to write a large number of rather small LaTeX files, which means I'm opening and closing files ...
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How can I balance uniformity of style files against modularity?

I'm using Windows/TeXworks/MiKTeX, and I would like to have one style file I can use anywhere in any document in my top-level folder. If I want to add a new command or renew an old one, I'd like that ...
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TeXworks freezes when opening from template [closed]

Today I created a new template in the Basic LateX template folder for TeXWorks. Since then, TeXWorks freezes whenever I try to 'open from template.' The templates themselves still work when I open ...
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No file %.nls while using nomencl

I would like to use nomencl. I have the following code: \usepackage{nomencl} \makenomenclature \nomenlature{test}{This is a test} \printnomenclature \makeindex My_file.nlo -s nomencl.ist -o ...