Questions tagged [texworks]

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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Texmaker won't start and uses a lot of CPU

I have recently installed texmaker and texworks, because I would like to write my thesis with it. However after a week or so I started to experience a lot of problems. Now it came to the point that I ...
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how to adjust journal columns

my paper : \documentclass[10pt,review,ruled,times,5p]{elsarticle} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{algorithm2e} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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PStricks not show the lines in Xelatex (Texwork)

I can't see the lines, only the positions of words. \documentclass[pstricks,border=12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-eucl} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}[PointSymbol=none](4,6) \pstGeonode[...
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how to delete line of header in specific page?

In my report, I add header where I show my current chapter name: \pagestyle{fancy} \fancyhf{} \fancypagestyle{mystyle}{ \headrulewidth{0pt} } \renewcommand{\chaptermark}[1]{\markboth{\bsc{\chaptername~...
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How to display optional fields in @incollection?

I'm using the amsart class and I have the following entry in Bibtex: @incollection{GrSw97a, title={The Maximum Principle and Positive Principal Eigenfunctions for Polyharmonic Equations}, ...
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Installing/Upgrading MikTeX without TeXworks

Is it possible to install/upgrade MikTeX without TeXworks? I'm using other tex editor for LaTeX and I think that I don't need the TeXworks. I have uninstalled TeXworks using the MikTeX console, but ...
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texworks.core - A required file system path could not be retrieved

New user. After downloading basic-miktex-2.9.7442-x64 to a new PC and successfully installing (it appears) to Windows 10, TeXWorks keeps crashing when I try to save a file. TeXWorks window ...
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Texworks - the error line is not correct in a private subsubsection

I am using Texworks but I have a problem to find out where is the error directly. I have defined a private subsubsection using \newcommand. If I use \subsubsection, I am able see the error line ...
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Texworks compiler doesn't show where the error is

I am using Texworks but I am not able to see where the error is. I have checked bin path and log file in Miktex which are in different path. Is the problem in configuration or on these path? How can I ...
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How to change bibliography name in report

I need to change my bibliography name to webography but I don't know how ; this is my page of bibliography: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{afterpage} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Webographie in latex

I need to add bibliography to my report but the presentation that I get is not satisfied when I have url longer than 1 line (I dont want space between https and //); \begin{thebibliography}{99} ... ...
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TexWorks default spelling setting

Every time I open TexWorks, the spelling setting is set to "none" and I have to manually set to the dictionary I have. I would like to know if I can set some default settings for that to ...
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Is there a way to tell TeXworks which compiler to default to when a .tex is opened? [duplicate]

Does something like: #compiler=XeLaTeX% \NeedsTeXFormat{LaTeX2e}% \documentclass{<class name>}% ... exist for compilation with TeXworks on a Windows platform? Just a minor tweak that would save ...
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TexWorks Does Not Work [closed]

TexWorks takes FOREVER to load. I use it to make a syllabus. It freezes for a long time, about 30 minutes. Is there any way to stop this from happening? Can I download the last version?
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TeXworks spell checking error

I have some problems with spell checking in TeXworks: I can choose the languages under Edit/Spelling or Edit/Preferences, but then everything (except LaTeX commands) is marked as an error If I ...
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TeXworks inactive after hibernate

I'm using TeXworks 0.6.2 (MiKTeX 2.9.6800 64-bit) under Windows 10. When I stop working I hibernate my system so I need not reopen all the programs after a break. Sporadically TeXworks is inactive ...
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Master's thesis template no longer compiling. Works on overleaf, not on TexWorks (MikTeX 2.9) [duplicate]

For my Bachelor thesis I used this template: https://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis I would like to do the same for my Master thesis. However, there seems to be a dependency ...
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How can I print code and output using TeXworks?

When I use TeXworks and I want print the code I have seen there is not the possibility to print the code and the output. A few years ago I printed the code using TeXworks but now there is no ...
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TeXWorks editor does not allow double quotes

I edit a slide that contains elements of bash. Sometimes double quoting would be essential but TeXWorks converts double quotes into two apostrophes. I would use these double quotes in the verbatim ...
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Texworks cursor vanish on compile completion

This is a very stupid question. I use texworks all the time, and it does this thing, where every time it finishes compiling a document, the cursor in the source file vanishes, even if I'm in the ...
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Adding a command-line option to latex in TeXWorks [duplicate]

I am to use the minted package to syntax highlight my code. My TeXWorks tells me that I should use the --shell-escape command-line option to use minted: ! Package minted Error: You must invoke LaTeX ...
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Every word underlined with red in TexWorks

The title really says it all. I have tried reinstalling the dictionaries in the dictionaries subfolder under the TexWorks folder, but to no avail. If I open TexWorks, go to Edit -> Spelling and ...
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Why doesn't LaTeXmk output erros and warning in the console output in TeXworks?

I've been using TeXLive in TeXworks for compiling my XeLaTeX documents only recently and coming from online Overleaf, I had to make a switch in explicitly giving the commands for compiling. Luckily, I ...
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Trying to use BibTeX in Texworks but the reference is empty [closed]

I'm Trying to use BibTeX in Texworks. My code is as follows: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{natbib} \title{Weekly Progress} \author{author} \date{\today} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Reproducing P. Aluffi's Definition/Theorem style [duplicate]

Currently reading P. Aluffi's: Algebra: Chapter 0 and I really like the way theorems, definitions, etc. are emphasized by a lower right corner symbol (\rlcorner). For reference I have tried ...
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Why is my typeset button is not working, nor I am able to choose from the dropdown menu?

I use macOS Catalina(if it matters). I use TeXworks, and I am trying to convert a latex file into pdf. But upon clicking the typeset green button nothing happens. Nor an error message is being shown ...
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How to show text and image side by side in Latex

Hello I need to use minipage to show text between 2 images , but it's not showing correctley !! Can you guys tell me what's the modification I need to add to align all of my component?? \begin{...
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Frozen Search Results window in MikTex 2.9 / TeXworks

a couple of weeks ago I installed basic-miktex-2.9.7351-x64 on my Windows 10 machine and it's already the second time that I get into a situation in which all the TeXworks windows are inaccessible ...
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How to setup thesaurus for texworks or texmaker?

I would like to ask how to setup thesaurus (English) for texworks or texmaker? I followed the discussion available here for adding the thesaurus but that one is for texstudio only.
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TeXworks Refuses to launch

please I use miktex 2.9 in a windows 8. The problem is TeXwork which was functioning properly before, now refuses to launch, any ideas on what I can do?
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Miktex update and Process Crashed on Texwork

I have just updated miktex (on windows 10) this morning and I obtain an error with texwork when I compile a simple document as this one \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Hello World! \end{...
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It is possible to use ctex in MikTeX/TeXworks?

I have been using MikTeX/TeXworks for a while and have really enjoyed its universality and facility. I usually compile laTeX documents with XeLaTeX or pdfLaTeX. However, I was not able to input ...
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TeXWorks keeps replacing “ with '' (i.e. 1 ” with 2 ') and that's bad [duplicate]

I wish to properly accent Hölder's name in LaTeX by using \"{o}, but TeXWorks keeps replacing my double quote with a single quote. My hacky workaround to this is to copy the " unicode character from a ...
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LyX not importing .tex correctly

this is my first time posting on StackExchange so apologies for any formatting mistakes. I have a raw .tex file from my professor of a set of lecture notes, I'm attempting to combine this with another ...
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Problem compiling latex document: invalid STOI argument (Miktex, pst-optexp)

I've been trying to produce optics figures using the pst-optexp package in latex, however something has gone wrong meaning I can't compile anything in latex now using texworks and miktex. I'm working ...
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LaTeX doesn't update BiBTeX references [duplicate]

I am trying to write a paper, so I need to cite references. I use TexWorks as the LaTeX editor and BibTeX for these references. Now, I have problems when I update the BibTeX database, where it only ...
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PSTricks with TeXworks?

I've read a lot instructions online for compiling a document using PSTricks but I don't understand any of them. I'm used to using TeXworks (and TeXshop on OSX) reverse phone lookup to compile directly ...
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“! Missing = inserted for \ifnum. <to be read again>” error when trying to cite in TexWorks

I am running into the following problem. I am trying to write a document, in which I want to use a footnote citation style. However, whenever I add the package csquotes to my code in TeXworks, I get ...
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Autoformatting latex source code? [duplicate]

I'm writing some mathematical formulas and I wonder if I can autoformat them. Here is an example: \( {n(1+\frac {1} n)n(1+\frac {2} n)...n(1+\frac {10} n) \over n(1-\frac {1} n)n(1-\frac {2} n)...n(1-...
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How to create a processing tool for multibbl in TeXworks?

As explained here (or also here), package multibbl allows building multiple bibliographies by means of \usepackage{multibbl} \newbibliography{oneb} \newbibliography{twob} ... and to get it works ...
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How can I set a color to command highlighting in TeXworks? [duplicate]

I would like to have a darktheme in TeXworks, So I have followed this answer. However, the default color of commands like \section is dark blue, which makes it very difficult to see (even worse for \...
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Set a structure with -

What's a command to structure text with - E.g. -first part here -second part here So i can structure parts of text with that. Guess it is scientifically wrong to use -
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\starttextbackground is not working for me

I'm having trouble with \starttextbackground, even the examples from "Context Mark IV, an excursion" do not produce a background on a box. I'm using Context with TexWorks as a GUI wrapper, both from ...
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Strange fonts when opening tex file

I have a Dell XPS 15 with MikTex 2.9 installed. For some reason, and without reason, when I open a tex file within TeXworks, the fonts looks like chinese (see graphic). Oddly, it compiles fine. If I ...
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Include a string with spaces

So, I know that questions about how to deal with spaces have been asked a thousand times. But this problem seems unique \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pdfpages} \begin{document} \includepdf[...
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Running Arara from TeXworks on a mac

It took me a long time to get arara to work from within TeXworks on OS X 10.14 or 10.15. I would get two errors: /usr/local/texlive/2019/texmf-dist/scripts/arara/arara.sh: line 8: kpsewhich: command ...
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synctex doesn't work with a `.tex` file contains `\input` command which pathname include chinese characters

synctex doesn't work with a .tex file contains \input command which pathname include chinese characters when I ctrl+click on a .pdf page, TeXworks's error reporter will say "no file name ...
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Tikzcd in beamer not working

Currently I am trying to create a presentation with tikzcd using the TeXWorks Editor. Apparently, my computer does not recognize the command \arrow in the way I would need it to work with tikzcd (only ...
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Why does this scientific journal's LaTeX article template compile correctly on Ubuntu, but not on Windows?

I downloaded the "LaTeX article template" from this page: https://www.rsc.org/journals-books-databases/journal-authors-reviewers/author-tools-services/ I use Ubuntu, but am collaborating with someone ...
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Texworks: How to change the list of processors

The question I have is identical to the one on page https://is.gd/QN6Ill It has an answer by tml and Heiko Oberdiek which seems perfect but refers to old system layouts. The current one, on Win10, ...

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