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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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?
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Issues with the viewer in TeXworks

I've just switched from mac to windows and have just started using TeXworks. I like it, but I find that the default pdf viewer is difficult to use. For example, there doesn't seem to be a key command ...
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Highlight missing closing brackets in TeXworks [closed]

Is there the possibility to perform a check in TeXworks to see if there are any missing closing brackets? With this I also mean brackets not related to specific latex commands (e.g. ( and )).
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No LaTeX in MiKTeX TeXworks

I don't have the option of compiling using LaTeX engine in TeXworks, which I installed from MiKTeX. Take a look at the options I have: How do I compile that TeX document using LaTeX?
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Custom pygment lexer doesn't work in TeXShop or TeXworks [closed]

I wrote a lexer for pygments and it works well from the console. However when I use TeXShop or TeXworks I get the following error: (/usr/local/texlive/2012/texmf-dist/tex/latex/ae/omsaer.fd)Error: ...
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Configuring TeXworks processing tools

I am trying to configure TeXworks to run the following chains: latex with automatic dvi viewer opening latex+dvips with automatic ps viewer opening Essentially, I want to learn how to configure ...
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knitr with TeXworks

There is a great piece on Yihui's site about using knitr with TeXShop. Taking some time for some self indulgent curiosity here. Is there a way to use knitr as an engine in TeXworks?
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TeXworks - Two font isssues

I know this is not a latex related question - but its with texworks so thought to ask here. I have some data in excel which I want to bring it to Tex file so that I can create nice pdf file. When I ...
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Search & Replace Script for TeXworks

Does anyone have an example for a search & replace lua script that I can use with TeXworks. I have a rather large document here (about 3'000 pages DIN A5) which I need to update continously. To ...
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Is there a LaTeX editor that supports writing white on black? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: LaTeX Editors/IDEs Is there a good editor for that supports white writing on a black background? I'm using TeXworks and really like it but it is the only feature I ...
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Documentation of “%! TeX” codes [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: When and why should I use %!TEX TS-program and %!TEX encoding? I want to create a list of "%! TeX" codes to a documentation file for my template and want it to be as ...
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TeXworks expl3.sty error

I am trying to check if minted is already installed in my computer. I successfully installed Python, distributed.py and pip as instructed in this tutorial. I am now trying to test the new package with ...
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Error: The program miktex-pdftex.exe was not found! [closed]

My TeXworks doesn't let me compile my documents anymore due to the error: The program miktex-pdftex.exe was not found!: It is OK in TeXnicCenter but not here. I looked up the net to download the ...
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How to enable shell-escape in TeXworks?

I require use of the minted package of similar one which support Prolog syntax-highlighting. Given that I use the TeXworks "IDE", how do I enable shell-escape? Though I attempted—see above—I still ...
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TeXworks and Command Line Compilation ok, But TeXShop yields different result

Background: As per my earlier question, Can't get real currfile if used in precompiled .fmt file, I am trying to speed up compilation by generating a .fmt file. The example below tests that the ...
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Do images have to be saved in a specific location before inserting them into LaTeX?

I've been trying to insert an image into LaTeX using the [graphicx] package using TeXworks with very little success. The .PNG image I want to insert is currently just saved in my Windows Pictures ...
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Problems with bibliography style file in TeXworks [closed]

I'm using TeXworks as my editor in writing an article, where the bibliography style has to be vancouver. It has previously worked just fine, and if I set the style to plain I have no problems, but as ...