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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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 ...
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Accessing a .bib file in a Dropbox folder with TeXWorks [duplicate]

I use LaTeX on multiple computers. To avoid having different versions of my bibliography files floating around, I keep all of my .bib files in a Dropbox folder, instead of in local texmf folders. ...
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Recommendation for homework use [closed]

I'm re-discovering LaTeX after an absence of 15-17 years. Sadly all my previous skills are gone so I'm starting from scratch. I am taking two grad courses for which I have to submit assignments every ...
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How to open TeXworks' TeX root pdf result with arara?

Until now I've been using TeXworks to edit my .tex projects. When the project is divided in several subfiles I can use % TeX root=my_main_file.tex directive in order to compile the main file and not ...
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TeXworks linux vs windows

I have some documents that require extensive use of BibTeX files, and on the windows version of TeXworks there is the possibility of running pdflateX+MakeIndex+BibTeX, which is not present in the ...
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How to automate using biber in MiKTeX-TeXworks

I have MikTeX 2.9, 32-bit, Windows 7, all the latest updates are there. I'm using TeXworks ( pdflatex + makeindex + bibtex). When I use biblatex package with option [backend=biber] I have no ...
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English References in mainly Persian Document (XeLateX, BibTeX)? [closed]

I am compiling my document in Persian using XeLaTeX, but the references are all in English and I'm appending them using BibTeX. At the end of the document, the references are all unknown characters, ...
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TeXworks + pdflatex + PSTricks autopp suffix problem

I have managed to make PSTricks work with TeXworks. However after compilation it adds -autopp to the basename of the pdf file, e.g. report.pdf becomes report-autopp.pdf. As a result TeXworks is not ...
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Add templates to TeXworks

Using TeXworks 0.4.3 r.857 (MiKTeX 2.9) on Windows 7 I am trying to add an arbitrary folder containing a template so that it can be seen from TeXworks's New from Template... option. I can't figure out ...
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Multibib with TeXworks: how to parse second .aux file?

I need to use the multibib package to create a double bibliography document. I am currently working with TeXworks 0.4.3 (on Windows 7), but I cannot make the double bibliographies system work. The ...
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Expl3 syntax highlighting for TeXworks

Does anyone have a syntax pattern for TeXworks’s syntax-patterns.txt that will correctly highlight Expl3 code? I.e., something that will recognize that the entirety of \cs_new:Npn is a command ...
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How to work with large projects

I am working on a project and i want to slim it down a litle so please help me with the following. I have a document structure like this: /DocumentRoot |-main.tex |-title.tex | |-/chapter-1 | ...
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TeXworks symbol finder

Unlike most other TeX editors, TeXworks dose not provide any facilities to find and insert symbols, is there any plugin or any program that can be used in parallel with TeXworks? I am looking for a ...
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Dummies Guide to Biber

I've spent a good deal of time searching the forum and couldn't find a user-friendly guide to citations with biber using TeXShop or TeXworks on a Mac. I'd like to successfully reproduce a slightly ...
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Is there a way to set the tab length in any other unit than pixels in TeXworks?

OK, this might be more for http://superuser.com, but I guess I should give it a try here: So, I use TeXworks from the TeXLive repo. Or at least, I started to, since I need to have a LaTeX suite ...
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Setting up MiKTeX and TeXworks

I'm trying to learn LaTeX, I installed MiKTeX and TeXworks as a editor and gave the path to MiKTeX in edit/preference/typesetting. I'm trying to run some code it gives me an error that the program ...
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TeXworks won't detect my dictionaries

I followed the instructions on this page to install spell checking dictionaries. If you have version 0.3 or later, you can use "Scripts -> Scripting TeXworks -> Show Scripts Folder" and navigate ...
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How to open subfiles in a master file by right clicking them in TeXworks?

I miss a functionality in TeXworks. When working on a master file in LaTeX that includes subfiles by means of the \input{\pathToFile/filename.tex} command, I would like the possibility of right ...
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Are there available scripts for TexWorks making a list of all labels used in a latex document?

Having used emacs for editing latex documents, I am used to a tool that lists all labels used in a master file and its input files. This tool is extremely usefull when referring to tables and figures ...
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Can several TeXworks users in a network use one common copy of the Hunspell dictionary stored on a server?

Can different TeXworks users, working in a network, have a central place for storing the Hunspell dictionary, instead of all having a local copy on their computer? The reason is we need to add new ...
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Installing hebrew (culmus) on Mac using TexLive

I am trying to follow the instructions below in order to install hebrew to work with Latex on a mac (Lion) running TexLive. The script seems to be outdated in so many ways... Could someone help me to ...
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Placing a .bib file in a package folder - TeXWorks can't find it?

I have created a courses.bib database file for all my course litterature, which I have placed along with a package of mine named tlnames.sty that defines some related macros. The folder in which both ...
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TexWorks used to output PDF from TeX file result in XeTeX required error

I'm new with TeX and Linux, but I want to learn to use it. I found an open source TeX file from here and I want to be able to compile from the cv.tex file to cv.pdf. After searching around, I found ...
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! Undefined control sequence. l.52 \char_make_active:n {"20}% [closed]

This is the XeTeX code I copied from Wikipedia, theoretically it must be working: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{xltxtra} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Linux Libertine O} \begin{document} ...
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SyncTeX functionality in TeXShop and TeXworks

I have a LaTeX source code compiled with synctex=1. If I open it in TeXShop and I can click in the viewer on a certain word then I am navigated exactly on the word in the source code. By contrast, if ...
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How can I put .aux files in separate folder using a command inside TexWorks?

I am using TexWorks and I need to put all help files produced by Latex into a subfolder relative to the folder where I have my master .tex file. On these StackExchange pages there are answers to this ...
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How can I install scientific dictionaries to use with TeXworks? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TeXworks: How to add a word to the spell checker dictionary? I frequently use terminology common in biology and chemistry, but not found in the hunspell dictionary. I ...
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Suppress TeXworks PDF preview

Is there any way to suppress the PDF preview appearing? I really don't like the internal PDF viewer and I prefer using Acrobat. (I know that on Windows, Acrobat makes the .pdf file read-only, but I'm ...