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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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 ...
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Run MiKTeX 2.9 on Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have tried to install MiKTeX 2.9 on my Windows 8 laptop and the installation wizard was running fine and i had no problems. when I was compiling TeX the first time the following occurred: Sorry, ...
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MiKTeX: Two things did not succeed

I installed a new hard drive on my computer this summer and I'm trying to install MiKTeX on it now. There were no problems when I was using my old hard drive. My OS is Windows 8.1. I'm trying to ...
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Inverse Search with etoolbox

I have a collection of documents, all of which contain a common "sub-document" using the subfiles package. These different master documents all define various booleans using the functionality from ...
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Texworks and texmf.cnf (export command?)

I created a texmf.cnf file on ~\texmf\mytexncf\. I added the export command export TEXMFCNF=~/texmf/mytexcnf: in my source shell files (.bashrc and .zshrc). Then I ran texhash. When I execute a ...
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Set option 'Auto-Follow Focus' permanently

I find the texworks-option Auto-Follow Focus very usefull. But I have to set it manually every time I start texworks. Is there any way to set it automatically on startup? Maybe there's a possibility ...
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Compile master file in pdflatex

I am using miktex, texworks and pdflatex to compile my document, which is in multiple parts. When compiling the main file (which includes all of the other parts using \include{}) it works fine, ...
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A Question in Compiling book Class

I am writing my thesis using book class. And I use include function so that I can have separate files for each chapter. One problem with this is that I must click run button in the main file. If I ...
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TeXworks spell checker doesn't mark any misspelled words

I've added three spell checkers to my TeXworks installation, and TeXworks has no problems finding them. But when I'm typing my .tex document, the spell checker doesn't do anything, even though the ...
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TeXworks 'search and find' window

When I used the included TeXworks in texlive 2014, then whenever I did a search (Ctrl+F in Windows) for a character string in my .tex file, then the top section of my window would display all the hits ...
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Problem with zero-width space in TeX Live 2015

Unfortunately I can’t enter a zero-width space character via keyboard shortcuts in TeX Live 2015, neither in TeXworks editor nor in TexStudio. I didn’t have this problem in TeX Live 2014. \...
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Where is TeXworks' syntax-pattern.txt file (on windows 7)?

I was trying to change my TeXworks editor's background to black, some suggested it is possible to edit this file : ~/.TexWorks/configuration/syntax-pattern.txt but I could not locate this .txt file....
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Cannot Generate Bibliography with TeXworks

I've read the similar questions with no avial. Any help would be appreciated! Using TeXworks on Windows 7. Have tex_file.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \cite{merton80} \...
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Achemso installing problems, Windows

I will try to explain where my problems are, where after hours of trial and error I still do not get achemso running. Maybe its an MiKTeX Package problem I have or I really do not know anymore, thats ...
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Tex - XeLateX - biber how to configure? [duplicate]

I am quite new to latex and I would like to ask you for help with my bibliography. I am using XelateX on TeXworks in Texmaker. I am writing my thesis based on a template for my university. It is said ...
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pdfLaTeX viewer shows no video

I ran the code below in pdfLaTeX editor supplied by TeXworks. It produced a PDF in which the requested video played as desired, However, the viewer that pdfLaTeX provides showed no video, but only the ...
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How can I enable automatic pdf-reloading in TeXworks' pdf previewer?

When using TeXworks (version: 0.4.6r.c29723a) on Windows to pdflatex a document, a pdf file is generated and shown in the "TeXworks PDF previewer" (does it have an own name?). When I change the ...
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Syntax coloring stopped working after updating TeXworks to 0.4.6

Today I updated TeXworks editor (from the MikTeX 2.9 update tool) to version 0.4.6 and the syntax highlighting is not working any longer. Is there some workaround I may apply to solve the issue? ...
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Weird first page with cryptic content [duplicate]

TeXworks 0.4.5 r.1280 (MiKTeX 2.9) portable typesetting with pdfLaTeX Hi all, I have a weird problem with my latex document. Everything was fine so far until today a new page appears before my ...
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Glossaries Acronyms Not Displaying issue

I am going absolutely insane trying to create a simple list of acronyms for my dissertation and was wondering if anyone can shed some light on my issue. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and texworks. I followed ...
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TeXworks adding bogus endline characters

I realise this is not exactly a TeX question, but I figured someone here might know what this is about, and in any rate, this is a question a LaTeX user might encounter. If it is not appropriate, do ...
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How to change $$ $$ to \[ \] [duplicate]

I have a long math file where $$ $$ was used for display math. I want to change these to \[ \] to make it look neater. I don't know whether I can use the find/replace function in TeXworks to alternate ...
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! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}

I am doing an empirical work on STATA and I used the command sutex in order to obtain the LaTeX code for summary statistics tables. I am just copying and pasting it on TeXworks (pdfLaTeX file) as said ...
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in texworks under windows, latexmk hangs

I have a windows 8 installation of texworks. Texlive is located at: c:\bin\texlive\2014\bin\win32 When I run the command: latexmk -pdf $fullname (see previous question) texworks gives the ...
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latexmk compiling the wrong file in texworks

I added the tool latexmk with the argument -pdf as shown in the screenshot below. However, when it compiles, it is building the wrong file. I assume there should be a parameter in here to pass in the ...
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TexWorks on Fedora 20

So I migrated completely to Fedora from windows and the latex files which were compiling fine on windows (miktex 2.9 and texworks) are not compiling on texworks on fedora 20. The current error I am ...
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TeXWorks is displaying my *.tex files as Chinese

I am using MiKTeX on a Windows platform. I traditionally edit my *.tex files using Vim as I prefer it's interface for text editors. I have been doing this just fine for months (editing files in Vim, ...
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How to automate typeset proceess? [duplicate]

I am currently using Texworks + Linux. To compile the PDF I hit pdflatex + bibtex + pdflatex + pdflatex. Is there a way so that I create a new typeset that does that in one click? Found the easy ...
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LaTeX not compiling after switching computer

I've changed computers recently; my project was compiling just fine previously, and on the new computer it's not compiling at all. The output is stuck at the last version I compiled on the previous ...
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Texworks interprets double quotes as two single ones, more specifically \"{} as \'{'}

I have an funny, yet annoying, issue that I only recently discovered as I started writing in Dutch. (As such I can not trace when the issue started) My Texworks (ubuntu Gnome 14.04 ) interprets \"{} ...
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Figures missing from the list of figures when using hvfloat package

I'm using the hvfloat-Package to include figures. Unfortunately, some of them are missing from the list of figures. As soon as I set the nonFloat option to true, they reappear. As this looks ugly, it ...
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Installing xetex-pstricks on TeXLive

I installed xetex-pstricks via tlmgr install xetex-pstricks tlmgr update xetex-pstricks on my Windows 7 machine with a TeXLive installation. tlmgr info xetex-pstricks --list gave me info on ...
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How to add Spell Checker to TeXworks on Windows

I installed TeXworks and I was trying to install a spell checker but I couldn't. I installed OpenOffice but nothing changed, the combo-box of spell checkers in TeXworks is empty. I am working on ...
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Inverse-search opens Notepad [closed]

I am using TeXnicCenter in combination with SumatraPDF and I have followed these instructions. However, the problem at my university is that I need to use a server-based version of TeXnicCenter, so ...
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TeXworks pdflatex compilation does not terminate

I am new to LaTeX. I took a sample tex code and tried to typeset using TeXworks after choosing pdflatex option. I get this displayed in the console output. This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40....
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I don´t get any compiling errors even though there should be and I don´t think I can find a log file

I recently downloaded MikTeX and wrote my first file in TeXworks. I managed to turn it into a PDF, until I realized that part of the text was hanging out of a line (basically the classic overfull hbox ...
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Beamer slide printed differently in Texworks than in Texmaker

The lower bar of the Berkeley theme is not visible in Texworks. The same code was working fine in Texmaker.
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Autocomplete in TeXworks editor on TeX Live

How I can enable autocomplete option in TeXworks Editor (texlive-win.OS) for latex command, i.e., when I type \incl it automatically shows \includgraphics[]{} or when i type \begin{fi it can show (and ...
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TexWorks destroys tex document when compiling with pdfLaTex

When I input \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{document} and compile with pdfLaTex, the output .pdf file is created and looks good. My sourcefile doesn't.
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How can I tell TeXstudio to delete delete .bcf, .run.xml, and .synctex.gz?

TeXstudio's Tool "Clean Auxiliary Files" does not delete .bcf, .run.xml, and .synctex.gz files. On the other hand, in TexWorks you can edit a configuration file to tell it to delete whatever file ...
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Compiling LaTex bib source [closed]

I am writing my thesis (thesis.tex) in Latex, and I have the references in an own reference.bib file which look as follows @Article{xxx, author = "D.A. Reinhard", title = "Case Study"...
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! LaTeX Error: File `scrartcl.cls' not found. - TeXworks [duplicate]

Hye, I am new to Latex and using TeXworks software for document generations. It is working properly for simple article class but as soon as I added \documentclass{scrartcl}, it started giving me above ...
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Making TeXworks use tikz package

I need to create a document (I am using TeXworks) that requires the following packages/libraries: \documentclass[spanish]{article} \usepackage[activeacute]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...