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Following this topic, I have installed algorithm package in order to use texworks. However, as you can see in the picture below, there is no sign of that.

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Any idea?

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    You installed the algorithm package in order to use texworks? There is something messed up. texworks is an editor that was developed for typing in LaTeX stuff. the algorithm package is a latex package. Completely different and unrelated things. – Johannes_B Nov 25 '18 at 7:54
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    No, It is not. Sorry – Johannes_B Nov 25 '18 at 8:20
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    I am not sure. Install the algorithms package (set the tick and click install), open texworks (start menu), read the documentation of the algorithms package. – Johannes_B Nov 25 '18 at 8:22
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    OK. The package is collection-texworks with the description "TeXworks editor; TL includes only the Windows binary" – mahmood Nov 25 '18 at 8:27
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    texworks and any particular package such as algorithm or array or longtable are completely unrelated. texworks is an editor that you can use to write tex files, latex packages are input by latex to define the typesetting in a document. – David Carlisle Nov 25 '18 at 9:23
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When you install TeX Live 2018 on Windows it should have installed a copy of TeXworks by default. This should have been made accessible via the installation script.

However if for any reason you did not follow the usual route a shortcut may not be obvious. TeX Live includes in addition to the main tlmgr-gui.exe an additional GUI tlaunch.exe (which includes some related configuration) where you can set the default editor as in this image. AVOID Notepad it will not understand the TeX commands.

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Depending on how a custom install was configured you may already have a copy of texworks.exe in the relevant binary folder. To check you can search for tlmgr-gui and check within that folder. If you can not find it then to install it using the manager see this screen.

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  • I chose a custom installation. So, with my choices, the TeXwork hadn't been installed. – mahmood Nov 25 '18 at 18:41
  • Even a "Custom" install may include TeXworks see if there is a TeXworks.exe in the same bin folder – KJO Nov 25 '18 at 19:33

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