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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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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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 ...
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AMS-TeX with TeXworks

I downloaded MiKTeX and got TeXworks. A document in TeXworks can be typeset with several alternatives: LaTeXmk, pdfTeX, pdfLaTeX, pdfLaTeX + MakeIndex + BibTeX, XeTeX, XeLaTeX, XeLaTeX + MakeIndex + ...
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Need commands for creating manual “pre-compile” of preamble in Windows, perhaps by pressing a button [duplicate]

I would like to manually create a separate file with preamble "pre-compiled". I found a very simple example at: ultrafast pdflatex with precompiling where Jonas Stein describes their example: ...
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TEXINPUTS and arara and/or TeXworks

I was wondering how I could use TEXINPUTS combined with either arara or TeXworks. To understand my point, I just received an answer on the thread `How to run LaTeX and lilypond-book in one command?', ...
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Using garamondx for dummies [closed]

I use TeXworks on Windows to write and produce LaTeX files, which uses MiKTeX in some way I don't fully understant. I've been trying to install and use the garamondx package. After a lengthy process I ...
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LaTeX Error: File `isodate.sty' not found [closed]

I just started to use LaTeX and I have the following error running the blank university template using TeXworks: ! LaTeX Error: File `isodate.sty' not found. Type X to quit or to proceed, ...
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Autocomplete in TeXworks

Some command should be preceded by slash to auto-complete works (e.g. rule) and some command works without preceding slash (e.g. parbox). Is there any rule?
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TeXworks: Compile only current document with \includeonly

I have a large document with multiple parts: main.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \include{part1} \end{document} part1.tex: % !TEX root = main.tex Hello World! This way, I can ...
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Cannot generate bibliography using TeXworks from MiKTeX

I am trying to generate a bibliography with no luck until now. I get an empty one. Here is my code. \documentclass[12pt,twoside, openright, a4paper]{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{cite} ...
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Compiling a Plain-TeX file that loads harvmac on TexWorks on windows

I had asked this question and it was suggested that I use plain TeX. On TeXworks among the compiling options there is no such thing. When I try running the file through pdfTeX I get the message, ...
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xelatex and pstricks [closed]

I am using miktex 2.9 with texworks & windows 7 ultimate SP1 to compile my code. I am compiling using xelatex however, my code is not compiling. What should I do ? Here is my code: ...
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Checkmark error in amsmath [duplicate]

This page says that amsmath supports the \checkmark symbol. However, when I try to implement this \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $\checkmark$ \end{document} ...
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How to get a 1-click compilation of XeLaTeX with Biber using arara?

I want to use XeLaTeX as typesetting engine and Biber for my references. I want to have a 1-click-compilation setup, preferably in a GUI editor. I work on Windows, thus a solution for TeXworks or ...
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how to replace [*] with \command{*} in TeXworks?

I have the following lines in my document : [Ctrl + r] : .............. [Ctrl + u] : .............. ... [Ctrl + m] : .............. What I want (using TeXworks replacement wizard) is to replace all ...
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How to use arara with TeXworks

I'm trying to use arara with TeXworks in Ubuntu 12.10 (TeX Live 2012). I've been searching all over the web but couldn't get it working. First: I'm not sure how to correctly implement arara: Should ...
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Why Verdana font symbol: U+0022 is not the same like symbol: "

I have a OS Win7/64 and TeXLive 2012 fully updated. TeXworks is set in preferences: UTF-8/Verdana When I open a new document in TeXWorks Editor, I would like to get a symbol: " ,which means "dumb" ...
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Missing pplr7t font file [closed]

I'm a new Ubuntu user and I'm trying to use all the programs I regularly use on Windows on Ubuntu, one of which is TeXworks. When I try to compile my .tex file using the green arrow circle in the top ...
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TeXwork and --output-directory

When I use xelatex.exe --output-directory=./tmp TeXwork PDF preview will not work. Is there any solution?
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TeXworks and pvc parameter of latexmk

When we use TeXworks as editor is there any point in using -pvc argument of latexmk?