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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XeTeX and XeLaTeX in TeXworks editor

In TeXworks editor in the Typeset dropdown menu among others I can select XeTeX or XeLaTex typesetting formats. If I understand correctly XeLaTex and XeTex is exactly the same thing, so why does ...
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TeXworks: synctex works only partially

I've got a document that compiles without error or warnings (and looks about right) but for some segments of the document synctex doesn't seem to be working. What could be wrong? The document ...
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What are the advantages of TeXShop over TeXworks?

The TeXworks homepage states that "It is deliberately modeled on Dick Koch’s award-winning TeXShop for Mac OS X" and it seems that today people are using both. Both are delivered with TexLive and ...
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Using XeLaTeX + BiBTeX in TeXWorks

I'm trying to define a run configuration for using XeLaTeX with BiBTeX from within TeXWorks, but I'm coming up empty. I tried following this guide and adapt it to what I wanted to do, and ended up ...
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How to configure the dictionary-path for TeXworks @ TeX Live portable?

I want to use spell-checking with TeXworks under TeXlive (portable) under Windows XP. Is it possible to use the dictionaries of Mozilla, e.g. en-GB.aff and en-GB.dic? Where do I place the ...
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synctex problem with -output-directory in TeXLive

I am currently using Windows 7, TeXLive2011, and TeXworks 0.4.3. I want to put all temporary files in tmp directory located in the same working directory as the .tex file. But, I want the final .pdf ...
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Change key bindings in TeXworks

Some of default key bindings in TeXworks are completely unusable for me. I use a German keyboard and the comment keys are Ctrl+Shift+], which on my keyboard can only be realized with ...
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Using Hebrew in TexWorks

I'd like to write proofs in Hebrew with TeXWorks on Ubuntu 10.4. I'm completely new to LaTeX ... I have Hebrew support installed, but I'm not sure how to proceed regarding writing Hebrew mixed with ...
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PDF reader on Linux capable of continuous updating

I am using latexmk on a Red Hat 5 machine. I use it as: latexmk -pdf -pvc I would like to have my PDF reader automatically update the PDF as it is changed. What PDF reader do I need for this? What ...
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How do I configure the paths for TexLive2011 to work on my system with TexWorks 0.5?

How do I configure the paths for TexLive2011 to work on my system with TexWorks2011? System: Deb 6 64 bit. Currently peter@peter-deb:~$ sudo tlmgr --gui sudo: tlmgr: command not found ...
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latexmk not accompanying TexWorks 0.5?

I seem to remember latexmk should be included since ver 0.4 TexWorks. I have ver 0.5 r.930 Debian installed on Deb 6 64 bit. Also I have Texworks 2011 installed in my home folder. So why doesn't ...
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Which IDE/Editor and “compiler” do you use for TeX/LaTeX? - How do macros work? [closed]

I've been using LaTeX for a few weeks now, with TeXworks, and have found it quite frustrating. I'm running MiKTeX 2.8 on Windows 7 x64 with TeXworks 0.3. Reasons why I find TeX frustrating: Very ...
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What's a simple way to migrate a TeXWorks (Windows) configuration from TexLive 2010 to 2011?

Following advice from the question How to upgrade TeXLive 2009 to TeXLive 2010, I'm installing TeXLive 2011 (on Windows Vista) in a new directory. Overall, this seems fine, after copying my ...
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XeTeX in Linux doesn't work. [closed]

I'm a newbie, and I'm trying to use xetex in Fedora15. I'm using TeXworks as my editor. but it throws back the error: /usr/bin/xetex: unrecognized option '-synctex=1' This is XeTeXk, Version ...
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Can I configure shortcut keys in TeXworks?

In TeXworks, there is a shortcut key for the current typesetting menu, Ctrl+T. I was wondering if I could assign another shortcut key for another typesetting command. For example, Ctrl+T for ...
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pdflatexify in TeXworks

In my installation of TeXlive + TeXworks, it has latexmk, but I didn't like latexmk, because when only a single pdflatex is needed, it does some multiple runs. In addition, latexmk sometimes does not ...
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How to keep font preferences in TexWorks 4

The default font is too small on my screen at the resolution I have it, so I like to reset the font to size 12, but it appears I have to do this everytime I launch the program. How do I make it ...
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How do you download packages for TeXworks on Windows 7?

I am using TeXworks on Windows 7 and I want to use the algorithmic package. However, when I try to include it it just says I need to download that package, but I can't figure out how to download it ...
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configure latexmk in Texworks 0.2.3

Someone told me "You can configure latexmk in 0.2.3 in texworks". How, please? (I need it so that compilation is done properly for bibligraphies.) I'm in Debian 6 and using TexLive.
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How to update TexWorks on Debian 6 Synaptic/apt-get

Synaptic has only version 2.3 listed. I want the latest version 4.0. I want to avoid manual compilation, dependency hell, all that. How do I update to version 4.0? Thanks. peter@debian-peter:~$ ...
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Correctly configuring TexWorks to work with TexLive (TUGs version)

I just downloaded TL 2010 but the packages don't seem available to TexWorks. Before I was using the version of TL supplied via Synaptic. But that was not being kept up to date so I had to download ...
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Is there a way to use long or Unicode filepaths with texify?

I use MiKTeX and it’s TeXworks and there is the command for making XeLaTeX+MakeIndex+BiBTeX at once. This uses texify and when your file is somewhere in the directory tree where there are non-standard ...
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How do I use LuaTex in MikTeX?

I am using MikTeX 2.9 version and although the manual says I can use LuaTeX, there is nothing in the TeXworks menu. I can see all the other members of the TeX family but none for LuaTeX. Can someone ...
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Defining environment in TeXworks

I have an environment defined in a file env.sty as well as the file task.tex which is based on that environment. How can I get TeXworks to read set the environment defined in a file, so that it is ...
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How to makeglossaries with TeXworks?

I am using TeXworks to edit my LaTeX files. I currently use the pdfLatex+MakeIndex+BibTeX which calls the texify (it is the standard configuration). How to configure this option to call the ...
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TeXworks can't compile any .tex document

I've just installed TeXworks on new computer (with ubuntu 10.4). It seems all required texlive packages are installed, in any case I can compile .tex documents using terminal. But in TeXworks while ...
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TeXworks: How to add a word to the spell checker dictionary?

I use TeXworks to write my documents. The spell checker tool works nice, but I'd like to add some words to the dictionary, but I can't find a function for that. So how can I do that?
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TeXworks viewer shows only part of compiled document

I'm trying to find a LaTeX editor witch supports inverse search. I was trying TeXworks and in the begining it was working. The only problem was that I didn't know how to set .dvi as an output format ...
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LaTeX project file system structure and Ouput dir on TeXworks

I am writing a report that contain numerous sub items. For better organizing the report, it is broken in many smaller pieces (around 60), this is done to make it easier for to work distributed with ...
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TeXworks: How to store spell checker settings?

I'm using TeXworks to write my documents. TeXworks provides the ability to spell check the document, chosing a specific language (english, german or french in my case). But I noticed that every time ...
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Font “Sabon” into TeXworks

What has to be done to include a new font such as Sabon into TeXworks? I already have the necessary files, however, ´cause I´m a beginner with LaTex, I can´t manage to bring the files into TeXworks. ...
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Force TeXworks to refresh bib file

I don't quite know the mechanics behind bibliography and BiBTeX. I am using TeXworks to write a document, I modify the bib file with an external application. When I typeset the document (Ctrl+T), it ...