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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pdf open in pdflatex.exe

I guess pdflatex.exe is part of TeXnicCenter or TeXworks or something, anyways is there a way to get pdflatex.exe to not have the pdf open when it is not compiling? Or at least have it close when the ...
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Spell checking in Texworks

I managed to install some english dictionaries as shown on https://github.com/TeXworks/texworks/wiki/SpellingDictionaries#mac-os-x. Then I was able to select ...
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Spell check in TeXworks

I am using TeXworks and I would like to enable spell check in my language (Slovak). I downloaded the corresponding .dic and .aff files, put them in the .../resources/dictionaries folder but when I ...
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miktex-texworks.exe does not start

I dont know the exact reason why, but 2 days ago texworks in my pc (windows 8) stopped working. Everytime I wish to start the program I receive the following message:
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TexWorks from MiKTeX vs new version of TexWorks

I have installed the TeXworks 0.6.1, the lastest version. Now I have this new Texworks version and the version from MiKTex. My question is, what is the best way to procede: Update the Texworks ...
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How to set the default font style in the TeXworks editor to bold

I want to be able to set the default font in the TeXworks editor to Courier Bold 12pt. I currently have the typeface set to Courier and the fontsize set to 12pt by changing some settings in the menu ...
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Adobe Reader in Texworks

I know that it is possible to set Adobe Reader as the default viewer with TeXnicCenter. I have also read some posts saying that so far TexWorks doesn't support any other viewer than the default one ...
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Texworks running in background process in windows 10

I just bought a new Dell XPS machine and installed windows 10 on it. I installed MiKTex 2.9.5870 64-bit installer and install a complete Tex/Latex system. The whole process went smoothly and I did not ...
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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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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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TeXworks won't typeset if the aux file exists

I have a tex file which compiles just fine if I delete the aux file. If the aux file exists, I get the following error: Sorry, but "C:\Users\Home\AppData\Local\Programs\MiKTeX ...
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TeXworks: Can you set a default preamble when opening a new document?

Is there any way to set a default preamble in TeXworks? So, when I open the program for a new document, can I set it to automatically have something written there; mainly I'm thinking of the pre-amble ...
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TeXworks on Mac with bib-file?

I'm working with TeXworks, and on my Windows machine I had a typesetting called something like "pdflatex+makeindex+bibtex". However, now that I'm working on my Mac that option is not available, so now ...
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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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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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Abbreviated author names with initials at the end in the reference list [duplicate]

I use TexMaker with TeXworks to write a paper. The comments I use are given below. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[numbers,sort & compress]{natbib} \begin{document} ...
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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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makeglossaries error using TeXworks, perl installed [closed]

I am following a tutorial I found on http://www.latex-community.org/know-how/263-glossaries-nomenclature-lists-of-symbols-and-acronyms to try and learn how to use the glossaries package. However, ...
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BibTex not able to open database file “jobname.bib”

I've scoured the internet for answers to my problem for quite a long time now. The problem is probably not, that the answer is not out there, but more so that I basicly don't understand the solutions ...
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TeXworks preview different than Adobe Reader

noobie here with a question! I'm creating a CV using the following template https://www.sharelatex.com/templates/cv-or-resume/two-column-cv When I run the .tex file to create the PDF file, the ...
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texworks on mac epstopdf or repstopdf not found

I am running texworks on mac and pdflatex to generate pdf. epstopdf used to run fine until i upgraded my mac to the new yosemite. Now I have this problem - ...
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Error: File `xxx-eps-converted-to-pdf' not found

I just updated my Mac OS X to El Capitan 10.11.4 and started having issues converting eps files into pdf. I am using TeXworks and have tried several tricks that did not help at all (update XQuartz, ...
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Running TexWorks on Ubuntu

I'm very confused about how I should be using TexWorks on Ubuntu, and what the difference is between TexWorks, TexLive, and MikTex. So, I installed the TexLive package with sudo apt-get install ...
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No .gz file created after MikTex/TexWorks update, Synctex fail

I updated my copy of TeXworks to version 0.4.6 recently, and updated my Miktex at the same time. Since then, it's stopped creating .gz-files, so synctex no longer works. Ctrl + Click on the source ...
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MikTex 0 TexWorks - Beamer - BibTex - Show URL in the bibliography [closed]

I make a presentation, I want to use APA style for Bibliography. The problem is that the URL in my bib file do not show. How can I fix that. This is the beging bibliographie.bib file : ...
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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 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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Beamer-bibtex multiple authors

I have been trying to include some references in beamer but the result does not look good at all if there are three authors involved. For instance, with this bibtex entry @Article{boudt2012gaussian, ...
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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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Adding user defined templates to Tex Works

I'm using TexWorks on Mac. I have a good template that I want to add to TexWorks so that I can use it simply by clicking File > New From Template. Does anyone know how to do this?
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Why do I get an empty page before my title page?

Unfortunately, I get two empty pages before my title page. This is a code example: \documentclass[english,12pt, a4paper]{article} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{times} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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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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Changing the behavior of the typeset button in Texworks in multiple files scenarios [duplicate]

I have a project which consists of multiple .tex files, which I am typesetting using Texworks. Clicking the source code in any file while holding the Alt key shows correctly the corresponding position ...
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gnuplottex and shell-escape

I am trying to get gnuplottex running in this MWE: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{article} \usepackage[cm]{fullpage} \usepackage{gnuplottex} \begin{document} \begin{figure}% \centering% ...
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Persistent syntax coloring in TeXworks

I am using TeXworks. I know the syntax coloring can be enable by choosing Format/Syntax Coloring/LaTeX. However I have to do this every time I open a tex file which is a bit annoying. Is there a ...
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After recent updates, bibtex/texify no longer work with my custom .bst file [closed]

I'm using the TeXworks editor, version 0.4.6, with MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit. Other people relying on my .bst file started complaining it no longer works. I tested it this morning and it was fine; I then ran ...
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Changing the font size in the TeX file, not the document

Is there a way to set the default font size in TeXworks for the tex file itself (not the document that it produces)?
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Having trouble using fontspec package with LuaLaTex in TexWorks

I am trying to compile the following code in TexWorks with LuaLaTex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Hello \end{document} It works without the line: ...
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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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How to enable -shell-escape in TeXworks?

I am trying to compile a Tikz diagram externally. I am using TeXworks 0.4.6 and have done everything as per this response. Here is my code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{pictexwd,dcpic} ...
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Cannot write dieresis with *TeXWorks* [duplicate]

I am trying to write a dieresis with TexWorks (version 0.4.5 with Windows 8.1, if needed) with the code: \"{a} it should be correct, but this is what I get:
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Percent sign in URL without hyperref

Suppose you want to create a URL that has embedded % signs. One option is to just use \%, but you don't get the benefit of nice line breaks. Another option is to use the hyperref package and its ...
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MikTex+LyX .dll error

It all started when I tried to include a new package for MikTex to be used together with LyX. Due to errors in LyX's Reconfigure command (which I needed to use in order for LyX to recognize the ...
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Struggling with minimal bibtex example in Texworks

Following this question I have tried to write a minimal BibTex example. This is my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=bibtex]{biblatex} \bibliography{BIBLIO} \begin{document} ...
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texify: pdflatex could not be found

totally new to LaTEx. So I got a project folder with an existing pdf. I open the main file, add in text and click on play: the console puts out >texify: pdflatex could not be found. I am using ...
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Installing LaTeX El Capitan

I saw that some quite similar questions have already been asked on the forum, but, still, I can't find a way to solve my problem. I've just installed the mactex package 2015 from ...
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Bold incorrectly applied to Table of Contents

I am using the report class in TeXworks/MiKTeX and was provided with a style that is a little out of date. I am having trouble with a bold section format being transferred from a page into my Table of ...
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TeXworks can not find pdfTeX

There are other questions similar to this, but I can't apply the same solution because the problem is quite different. Some months ago, I installed a full pack of LaTeX (TeXworks, BibDesk, etc) that ...
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TeXworks compilation error when using ^ as a plain text

In my TeXworks (MikTeX 2.9) editor, the following file compiles correctly. But when I change sin-1(x) to sin^-1(x) the following error occurs. I thought TeXworks would treat sin^-1(x) just as a plain ...
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In texworks spell-check is not working

I did below How to add Spell Checker to TeXworks on Windows Now I can see the English option in a spelling menu, below 'none' option. But spell-checking does not work yet, even if I type some wrong ...