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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 in making table with multiple columns

I try to make a table with more than two columns as follows \begin{center}\begin{tabular}{cc} Sub & $A_i$ & $B_i$ & $C_i$ & $D_i$ & $E_i$ & $F_i$ & $G_i$ & $H_i$ \\ ...
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MiKTeX 22.3 TeXworks syntax coloring

How do I set the colors for TeXworks (in MiKTeX 22.3) to use for syntax coloring? My earlier installation of MiKTeX 2.9 had a file C:\Users\R\AppData\Local\MiKTeX\2.9\TeXworks\0.6\configuration\...
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VSCode compiling for LaTex tells me to "(re)run Biber" even though it is part of the recipe

First post ever, so I'm sorry in advance if I don't provide any logs - I'll figure out how to do that if need be. For now, maybe someone knows what the issue is: I'm trying to compile my main.tex ...
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\hspace{1cm} seems to mean different things on different lines?

I'm using latex to format homework for a class. I'm using \section to separate my problems and that is working fine, but when I'd like to answer a question with multiple lines, the spacing becomes ...
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MikTeX broken after update; compiler seems to be dead

I use the latest Windows 10. One month ago, my TeXnicCenter was working completely fine with MikTeX. Now, it occurred to me that MikTeX was slightly outdated. I had not updated it for about six months,...
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Export two copies of document with a \newif variable toggled on and off

Consider the following document (test.tex): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{blindtext} \newif \ifoption \optiontrue % (*) \begin{document} \ifoption % ...
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Jumping between spelling mistakes

I am looking for a way to jump between misspelled words in TeXworks: in a large document it becomes difficult to keep track of spelling mistakes, specially if many of these are not actually spelling ...
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How to put a frame over a page?

I'd like to have a frame along the margins of a page. I'm working on TeXWorks. I don't know how can I do it, can anyone help me please?
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Missing FeynMF labels in TeXworks 0.6.6

I wrote the following code to depict a sum of two diagrams. I usually used only overleaf but given the dimension of the document I am writing I needed to download and use TeXworks. However, the ...
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How I can change font in a beamer presentation?

I'd like to change the font off all slides (not dimension of the words, but the type of font). Can anyone help me please? I'm working on TeXWorks.
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Synctex is not working with pyluatex (using latexmk in TeXworks, MiKTeX, Windows 10)

I have recently started to experiment with the pyluatex package (which lets you include Python 3 code in a .tex document, and have it run during the .tex compilation process). https://www.ctan.org/pkg/...
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Insert an image in Texworks, problem!

I'm using TEXWORKS, pdfLatex, and I want to add a image (.pnj) in my latex. I put: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \counterwithout{footnote}{chapter} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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TeXWorks is not finding my texlive installation

I had been using the TeXWorks distro that comes with ElementaryOS 5.1 (essentially Ubuntu 18.04), but it started to crash frequently, and it was also 0.6.2 not the latest 0.6.6, so I decided to ...
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Problem \usepackage{graphicx}, doesn't work [duplicate]

I'm using TEXWORKS, and I want to add a image (.pnj) in my latex. I put: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} \counterwithout{footnote}{chapter} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{...
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Using TexLive with TexWorks on Ubuntu 21.10 and installing packages on the fly

All of my previous Tex experience has been with the MiKTex distribution. However, I recently installed Ubuntu 21.10 and it appears that MiKTex is not compatible with this version of Ubuntu yet. ...
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Issues with correctly setting up APA citation for website using BibTeX and pdfLaTeX

I am using TeXworks with pdfLaTeX and BibTeX. When compiling my document, the order is: pdfLaTex BibTeX pdfLaTeX pdfLaTex So far, I've been able to do this successfully for book sources. However, I ...
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Requesting a few novice LATEX help

Just starting to learn LATEX The image indicating the numbers of my request My problem with the corresponding numbers. I want to remove the bullet dot I want to make it a justified comments Need to ...
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"Format: Syntax coloring" empty in Texworks

Maybe I am just stupid, but TexWorks stopped showing syntax coloring (along with auto-indent, smart quotes and other options in ~/.TeXworks/configuration/). The files are there and in /usr/share/texmf-...
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Compilation in TeXworks: "LaTeX Error: File `listings-python.prf' not found."

I'm working on a collaborative LaTeX project. While compiling the pdf with Windows 10 and TeXworks, I noticed this issue: ! LaTeX Error: File `listings-python.prf' not found. Type X to quit or <...
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TeXworks: Minted cannot find file or directory

I cannot get minted running with TeXworks on Windows 10 and I dont know why... This is my .tex file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{...
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Bibliography error in TeXworks

I use Latex quite well but I have only used Overleaf so I didn't have any problem. Now I've start to use TexWork editor and I have some issues with Bibliography. I've create this basic script \...
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How to start and use Elsevier cas-sc-template

years ago, i wrote my thesis with TeXnicCenter which was no big deal for me. My sister now has to publish her MD testis and she has to use elsevir cas-sc-template. I sad to help her, but i try to get ...
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How to customize bibliography in latex

I have latex document and bibliography in it. main.tex has following commands in preamble: \usepackage[backend=bibtex,style=numeric,natbib=true]{biblatex} \addbibresource{example.bib} example.bib ...
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printbibliography doesn't add the sources [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis and have collected the sources in the thesis.bib file. This is what is in it: title = {Din EN 61131-1 Speicherprogrammierbare Steuerungen - Teil 1: Allgemeine Informationen(...
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TexWorks JavaScript to convert into SI-units

I try to write a script for the TexWorks editor. I want to be able to convert easy writeable physical units into the syntax of the SI-Unit latex package. For example: I write: 12,45A mark it and hit ...
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Bibliography compiles on Windows but not on macOS using TeXworks

I am working on my Thesis in both of my PCs, one using Windows 10 and the other macOS. I am using TeXworks on both PCs and all the files for my thesis are located and updated automatically in a ...
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Repeatedly getting Label warnings [closed]

I am repeatedly getting label warnings in TeXWorks despite running the compilation twice or more. I can't find the problem that is causing this. The PDFLaTeX compiler referenced the section correctly ...
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How to change unwanted character insertion from TeXworks?

Whenever I hit " on my keyboard, the TeXworks editor inserts `` instead. How/where can this annoyance be changed?
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How to create my own template? [closed]

I am currently in the process of making a latex template with the context of each page having an image and under each page there should be a table of values in regards of the image. So I am using ...
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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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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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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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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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.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 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 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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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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