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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Error even after enabling --shell-escape in TeXworks and installing gnuplots 5.4, when using gnuplot {4*x**2 - 5}

On my troubleshooting of the code got from page 42/571 of the pgfplots package: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{pgfplots} \pgfplotsset{width=7cm,compat=1.17} \begin{document} \...
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Is it possible to have TeXWorks default to pdftex upon opening?

I have looked through TeXWorks settings and am not finding an option that appears to provide that functionality. TIA.
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MikTex adds .pdf to links with slashes

I have MikTex v0.6 and am using the latest version of TexWorks. I typeset using the pdfLateX+MakeIndex+BibTex option. I am using hyperref to add links to my document as such: \href{mailto:xyz@gmail....
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Problem with Texworks, texmaker

When I start some project with texworks and halfway due to one or other reason I save as xxxxxx and close. When I come back after an hour I try to open, it doesn't open. This is my problem. can anyone ...
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How do I set TexWorks's cursor's width and color?

I know how to get TexWorks invoked with a command which specifies a stylesheet file. This contains specifications for some aspects of Qt objects, e.g. QTextEdit { background-color: black; ...
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teXworks font color change

I just started using teXworks and I'm not entirely sure how it works. I'm using someone else's template and change the words and make it mine. There is one catch though. I don't know how to change ...
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How can I make TeXWorks display its PDF preview with a black background?

How can I make TeXWorks display its PDF preview so that the background is black, text is (by default) white, and shades of grey are also displayed appropriately? The answers to this question help ...
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How to avoid a blank page after selecting a larger paper size for a very large graphic?

I am writing a paper about computer history, especially about a project computer equipped with both core memory and semiconductor dynamic RAMs 40 years ago. I have some very large graphics of the ...
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How to Configure latexmk in TexWorks in Linux

I'm using TexWorks in Linux Mint. I downloaded latexmk and put the following arguments: -e $pdflatex=q/pdflatex $synctexoption %O %S/ -pdf -bibtex $fullname I checked the "View PDF after running&...
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Is there any editors for TeX, LaTeX and friends similar to Python Jupyter notebooks?

It is a while that I am using python notebooks with JupyterLab system. It is convenient indeed, far more easy for beginner user of python or people who just do not want to go deep in the code lines, ...
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\usepackage throws error in .sty file [closed]

I have a .sty file with all my custom commands that I use (about 30). For my Bachelor's thesis I wanted to add a few commands, but the file wouldn't compile anymore and throws the following error: ...
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Load format file in TeXWorks

I have a format file, let's say the file format.fmt that I use to initialise luatex. So, if I want to process a document.tex I type on the command line luatex -fmt format document.tex I'd like to ...
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Random Image showing up when compiling

So in my text I have this code running \centering \includegraphics{right} \end{figure} However, when I compile the tex, I get this image: I don't have this image in my file directory and the folder ...
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Starting “TexWorks” from Miktex and just going on “FIle Open” will immediately crash Texworks

Starting "TexWorks" from Miktex and just going on "File Open" will immediately crash Texworks. I had this bug already weeks before and thought I wait some updates. But the problem ...
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.tex file is null after laptop battery died

I am writing a thesis in TeXstudio and while working today (during which I saved my work several times) my laptop battery was lower than I thought and my laptop died. Thinking nothing of it, I plugged ...
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Clean install of TeXworks on Win10, “pdfLaTeX not properly configured”

This seems like a relatively common problem, but all of the answers I have seen online boiled down to the user having done something tricky with their PATH environment, which I have not modified. I ...
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Change Default Font Size in MikTeX? [duplicate]

I downloaded MiKTeX to my computer. I know how to change the font size in a document, and I understand that different document classes have a different default font size. My question is instead about ...
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Not having pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX in TexWorks

Because of some problems (like getting stuck while compiling) I deleted my miktex and reinstalled the last version from its website (basic-miktex-20.11.x64.exe). Then I downloaded TextWorks from here(....
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TeXworks: Change language of spell checker at start up

I have both a British English and an American English spell checker installed for TeXworks. Whenever I start up TeXworks, it automatically uses the American spell checker. Is it possible to set the ...
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TeXworks pdf not refreshing

I am running MikTeX 2.9 and TeXworks 0.4.6 under Windows 10. I have a TeX document and the corresponding pdf open side by side. When I compile the TeX document (with pdftex) I want the pdf to ...
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Citation undefined TexWorks can't find my bib file

I tested this files both on TexWorks and overleaf, but my citation is always [?, ?, ?]. Running BibTex does not help, and I get the information: miktex-bibtex: warning: running with administrator ...
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Latexmk cannot find pdflatex in TeXworks

I'm attempting to to get Latexmk working on a new computer running OSX Catalina. I've installed MacTeX and TeXworks. As far as I can tell, all of my settings are consistent with the settings on my old ...
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Problem with TexWork PDF generator in plotting TikzPicture

I have to export a PDF composed of a lot of pages, but OverLeaf can't compile (I use the free license). So I'm using the TeXWork program but among all the TikzPicture images, only one of these fails. ...
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Problem with TexWorks and misleading error

I have installed TexWorks via Ubuntu Software launcer. When I make a mistake in an equation I get an error but when corrected and run again I get the error ! Undefined control sequence. l.36 \newla ...
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Synctex/TexWorks does not respect image's custom width/height

Given the following code % I am using the 'float', 'graphicx', and 'lipsum' packages, including others. \lipsum \begin{figure}[H] \includegraphics[width=\linewidth, height=.2\linewidth]{...
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Why is the link area in the image so small?

I wrote code that applies a link to google.com to an image, such as: \documentclass[dvipdfmx]{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \href{http://www.google.com}{\...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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