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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Texworks and texmf.cnf (export command?)

I created a texmf.cnf file on ~\texmf\mytexncf\. I added the export command export TEXMFCNF=~/texmf/mytexcnf: in my source shell files (.bashrc and .zshrc). Then I ran texhash. When I execute a ...
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Set option 'Auto-Follow Focus' permanently

I find the texworks-option Auto-Follow Focus very usefull. But I have to set it manually every time I start texworks. Is there any way to set it automatically on startup? Maybe there's a possibility ...
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How can I tell TeXstudio to delete delete .bcf, .run.xml, and .synctex.gz?

TeXstudio's Tool "Clean Auxiliary Files" does not delete .bcf, .run.xml, and .synctex.gz files. On the other hand, in TexWorks you can edit a configuration file to tell it to delete whatever file ...
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Compile master file in pdflatex

I am using miktex, texworks and pdflatex to compile my document, which is in multiple parts. When compiling the main file (which includes all of the other parts using \include{}) it works fine, ...
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Installing spelling languages

I have followed the suggestion given in How to add Spell Checker to TeXworks on Windows and everything works fine BUT after extracting the files I do not find a file with extension.dic (only with ...
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PDF compression automatically with TeXWorks or WinEdt in Windows 7?

Currently I use TeXWorks or WinEdt to generate my PDF then open a command window and execute the following to compress the file: >gswin64c.exe -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dMaxSubsetPct=100 ...
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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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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 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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TeXworks 'search and find' window

When I used the included TeXworks in texlive 2014, then whenever I did a search (Ctrl+F in Windows) for a character string in my .tex file, then the top section of my window would display all the hits ...
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Difference between Latex, Texwork and WinEdt

I have a small doubt and i am a novice in this field: i googled it, but i couldn't find it out. What is difference between TeXworks (i am using it and i knew that somewhat), Latex and WinEdt? This ...
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TexWorks on Fedora 20

So I migrated completely to Fedora from windows and the latex files which were compiling fine on windows (miktex 2.9 and texworks) are not compiling on texworks on fedora 20. The current error I am ...
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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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Problem with zero-width space in TeX Live 2015

Unfortunately I can’t enter a zero-width space character via keyboard shortcuts in TeX Live 2015, neither in TeXworks editor nor in TexStudio. I didn’t have this problem in TeX Live 2014. ...
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How to increase the font size of Xelatex IEEE Bibliography?

After I change my biblography to IEEE style (\usepackage[style=ieee,backend=biber]{biblatex} and \printbibliography[title=Bibliography]), the words in the biblography becomes smaller, so my advisor ...
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Where is TeXworks' syntax-pattern.txt file (on windows 7)?

I was trying to change my TeXworks editor's background to black, some suggested it is possible to edit this file : ~/.TexWorks/configuration/syntax-pattern.txt but I could not locate this .txt ...
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Achemso installing problems, Windows

I will try to explain where my problems are, where after hours of trial and error I still do not get achemso running. Maybe its an MiKTeX Package problem I have or I really do not know anymore, thats ...
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Cannot Generate Bibliography with TeXworks

I've read the similar questions with no avial. Any help would be appreciated! Using TeXworks on Windows 7. Have tex_file.tex: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \cite{merton80} ...
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Tex - XeLateX - biber how to configure? [duplicate]

I am quite new to latex and I would like to ask you for help with my bibliography. I am using XelateX on TeXworks in Texmaker. I am writing my thesis based on a template for my university. It is said ...
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pdfLaTeX viewer shows no video

I ran the code below in pdfLaTeX editor supplied by TeXworks. It produced a PDF in which the requested video played as desired, However, the viewer that pdfLaTeX provides showed no video, but only the ...
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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 can I enable automatic pdf-reloading in TeXworks' pdf previewer?

When using TeXworks (version: 0.4.6r.c29723a) on Windows to pdflatex a document, a pdf file is generated and shown in the "TeXworks PDF previewer" (does it have an own name?). When I change the ...
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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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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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Text highlight not working with Texworks after last update

After the last update release, syntax colouring and spelling does not work anymore on Texworks. I tried playing around with commands "Format->Syntax coloring" but it doesn't help. Any clue?
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Syntax coloring stopped working after updating TeXworks to 0.4.6

Today I updated TeXworks editor (from the MikTeX 2.9 update tool) to version 0.4.6 and the syntax highlighting is not working any longer. Is there some workaround I may apply to solve the issue? ...
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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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Weird first page with cryptic content [duplicate]

TeXworks 0.4.5 r.1280 (MiKTeX 2.9) portable typesetting with pdfLaTeX Hi all, I have a weird problem with my latex document. Everything was fine so far until today a new page appears before my ...
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Glossaries Acronyms Not Displaying issue

I am going absolutely insane trying to create a simple list of acronyms for my dissertation and was wondering if anyone can shed some light on my issue. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and texworks. I followed ...
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How to change $$ $$ to \[ \] [duplicate]

I have a long math file where $$ $$ was used for display math. I want to change these to \[ \] to make it look neater. I don't know whether I can use the find/replace function in TeXworks to alternate ...
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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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! LaTeX Error: Missing \begin{document}

I am doing an empirical work on STATA and I used the command sutex in order to obtain the LaTeX code for summary statistics tables. I am just copying and pasting it on TeXworks (pdfLaTeX file) as said ...
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in texworks under windows, latexmk hangs

I have a windows 8 installation of texworks. Texlive is located at: c:\bin\texlive\2014\bin\win32 When I run the command: latexmk -pdf $fullname (see previous question) texworks gives the ...
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latexmk compiling the wrong file in texworks

I added the tool latexmk with the argument -pdf as shown in the screenshot below. However, when it compiles, it is building the wrong file. I assume there should be a parameter in here to pass in 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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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 is displaying my *.tex files as Chinese

I am using MiKTeX on a Windows platform. I traditionally edit my *.tex files using Vim as I prefer it's interface for text editors. I have been doing this just fine for months (editing files in Vim, ...
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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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Compiling Error - TeXworks OS X Mavericks

When i try to compile in TeXworks, I receive this error: kpathsea: Running mktexfmt pdflatex.fmt mktexfmt: No such file or directory I can't find the format file `pdflatex.fmt'! I've used TeXworks ...
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How to automate typeset proceess? [duplicate]

I am currently using Texworks + Linux. To compile the PDF I hit pdflatex + bibtex + pdflatex + pdflatex. Is there a way so that I create a new typeset that does that in one click? Found the easy ...
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LaTeX not compiling after switching computer

I've changed computers recently; my project was compiling just fine previously, and on the new computer it's not compiling at all. The output is stuck at the last version I compiled on the previous ...
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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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Latexmk not found in TexWorks

I am trying to use Latexmk in TexWorks on OSX 10.10. I declared a new Processing tools: Name: Latexmk Program: latexmk Arguments: -e, $pdflatex='pdflatex -synctex=1', -pdf, $fullname The paths are ...
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Editor text color in align environment

I am using TeXworks to type up very long assignments. For the types of assignment I type up, I usually have many lines of equations of all sorts with interjections of normal text as explanations and ...
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Texworks interprets double quotes as two single ones, more specifically \"{} as \'{'}

I have an funny, yet annoying, issue that I only recently discovered as I started writing in Dutch. (As such I can not trace when the issue started) My Texworks (ubuntu Gnome 14.04 ) interprets \"{} ...
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Figures missing from the list of figures when using hvfloat package

I'm using the hvfloat-Package to include figures. Unfortunately, some of them are missing from the list of figures. As soon as I set the nonFloat option to true, they reappear. As this looks ugly, it ...
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Installing xetex-pstricks on TeXLive

I installed xetex-pstricks via tlmgr install xetex-pstricks tlmgr update xetex-pstricks on my Windows 7 machine with a TeXLive installation. tlmgr info xetex-pstricks --list gave me info on ...
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Where are the common document classes (article, letter, etc.) stored on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I use TeXworks on Ubuntu 14.04. I've been trying to locate where the default templates (article.tex, letter.tex) are stored, to no avail. I'm looking for their location because, I have a document ...
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Inverse-search opens Notepad

I am using TeXnicCenter in combination with SumatraPDF and I have followed these instructions. However, the problem at my university is that I need to use a server-based version of TeXnicCenter, so ...
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Tex file EMPTY after compiling error

I am not sure whether this is the right environment to ask this question in, but this is VERY urgent. I have a LaTeX document which I typed in TeXworks a few weeks ago, which I tried to open now to ...