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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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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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miktex texworks Application is not opening

I am using miktex on window 10 and it's texworks application is not opening. I do uninstall the miktex Application and install it again but issue is not resolve. Please help how to resolve this issue.
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Emphasize the under bar of spell checker

I want to emphasize the under-bars of spell checking since it is slightly hard for me to find. For example more bigger line width. Using css file, I want to change its style for Tex-works.
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Bibliography Errors: Empty [duplicate]

I am using TeXWorks and running pdfLaTeX + MarkeIndex + BibTeX. I made my .bib file with the newest version of JabRef for PC. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[notitlepage]{article} \usepackage[...
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Built-in PDF viewer produces blurry PDF [closed]

I have used the built-in PDF viewer in both TexWorks and TexStudio to try to view my PDF. In both cases the PDF appears very blurry, with the letters looking very grainy. I have opened the PDF in ...
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TexPad (iOS) to TexWorks (Ubuntu) errors?

I have installed and wrote a .tex file using texpad, on iOS, using the acmart package. Everything work pretty smoothly. Then, I have pushed the file on my git using working copy. I have just tried ...
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Can somebody give me a simple explanation on how to turn a LaTeX table into a png image?

Before you say this has been asked before, I did try to look this up and found these thread: Printing a table as PNG? Compile a LaTeX document into a PNG image that's as short as possible The ...
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How can I see the command that TeXworks is using and emulate this using pdflatex on the command line

I've written a program to automate generation of pdf files. In my python script I use pdflatex and call this with a command line package: command: pdflatex --interaction=batchmode my_file.tex | ...
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TeXworks compiling glitch [closed]

I have a problem with TeXworks in which parts of the PDF file is not being shown. It cuts off different sections of numerous pages on the document, so it makes it hard to inspect/read my output. ...
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TeXworks dictionary doesn't save ignored words

I have imported the EN-US dictionary into TeXworks. As it draws a red line under an abbreviation, I right click and select "ignore word". While I am hoping that the next time, I open TeXworks, I won't ...
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Change paths in TeXworks after updating to TeXlive '19

I installed TeX Live 2019, without installing TeXworks a second time, because I already have it on my system. I ran pdflatex sample2e and I got This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.20 (TeX ...
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TexWorks: how do I add custom compiling sequences into the selection of available compiling sequences?

I am using MikTex 2.9 with TexWorks 0.6.3 as editor. As I frequently have to execute a compile sequence XeLaTeX -> PdfLatex -> Bibtex -> PdfLatex which I currently have to do manually, I would like ...
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Texworks freezes at midnight

At the stroke of midnight each evening, as long as it is open, whether I be working on a document or letting it sit idle, TeXworks (ver. 0.6.2) becomes unresponsive at and suddenly takes up an ...
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why does Miktex Console stop working just with one click?

why does Miktex Console stop working just with one click? \usepackage{listings} in Texworks couldn't work, so I was trying to install the listings package manually, but the console couldn't work, can ...
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TeXworks takes more than 20 minutes to start

I have a MiKTeX installation on Windows 10 on a relatively powerful machine. A few weeks ago, TeXworks started to hang on startup. It now takes up to 25 (!) minutes when starting and consumes about ...
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MiKTeX PDF Viewer Extremely Blurry

I'm new to LaTeX and having trouble with the pdf viewer. When I compile my document, the pdf viewer is extremely blurry - barely readable - at what seems like a reasonable level of zoom (Fit to Width, ...
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PDF view changes from 100% to 71% after clicking on link to page

Starting PDF view is as follows: \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{pdfstartview={XYZ null null 1.0}} \hypersetup{pdfremotestartview={XYZ null null 1.0}} \hypersetup{pdfview={XYZ null null 1.0}} I ...
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How can I set a footnote at the bottom of the page using the same footnote twice?

I'm using the following commands in my file: \documentclass[a4paper, openright, 12pt, oneside]{book} \usepackage[spanish,es-tabla]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{listings} \...
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Failed to load PDF - TexWorks

I am trying to export my tex file to a PDF but it is not working. When I open TeXworks (under pdfLaTeX) and hit the green run button, it opens a window and displays my pdf correctly. However, when I ...
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Is there automatic live renderer to LaTeX?

I'm new to LaTeX and I'm using MiKTeX and TeXworks. I am wondering if there is a way that every change in my .tex automatically rendered and shown on a display? Currently I click the typeset button ...
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Preview PDF after running has a short delay (about 5 seconds) on Windows 10

I use TeXworks to compile a file with the default option: pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX. I am using Version 0.6.2 (MiKTeX 2.9.6630 64 bit). The problem is the following: after making changes in my file ...
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How to change the color of editor in Texworks [duplicate]

I want to change the color from white to black in Texworks. The output pdf remain white, I means the editor back ground. I can do it !! Thank you for letting me know: memorandum 1) Make a mystyle....
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How to use \ref to refer to a \label in another document?

I have two documents and am trying to use the package xr to create a reference, in the second document, to a \label in the first. But ?? appears in the PDF instead. How do I enable the second to see ...
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Where is TeXworks' template folder on Linux?

I've spent about an hour in total searching the Net for an answer and searching through my computer's folders, to no avail. Where is the template folder for TeXworks on Linux? My distribution is Mint ...
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How can I get line numbers in TexWorks?

I opened up a file of mine in TexWorks. There were no line numbers. So, I navigated to Edit > Preferences and checked the line numbers box. Oddly enough, if I open up a new empty document, line ...
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TeXworks script for inserting inline math mode

I've been trying to set up a TeXworks script that would add the in-line math mode symbol '$' around a selection. E.g., if one selected '\omega' and executed the script, the result would be '$\omega$'. ...
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Write document in Hindi using pdflatex

I want to write in Hindi using a .tex file and pdfLaTeX. I searched on net, it gives examples of XeTeX and LuaTeX. Using TeXworks, even if I select LuaLaTeX and try following code : \documentclass{...
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TexWorks 'Library' Modules

I'm learning the official document of the texWorks script. I saw a way to use the library as below the picture, but I could not find these files everywhere. Someone, could tells me where I can find ...
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Texworks does not update bibliography

I can perfectly compile main.tex file below and have a pdf on OverLeaf but can't do it on TeXworks on my pc. So I can't have reference section. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside]{article} \...
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Can I have TeXworks run my command line argument?

I am using a solution to an issue I am having with generating a glossary found here: List of glossaries not displaying As part of the solution, Christian Hupfer suggests compiling with the following ...
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How to make TeXstudio show console output in its GUI like what TeXworks does?

When a file with hundreds of pages starts to be compiled, users will wait for several minutes but the "message" window of TeXstudio does not show the compilation progress bar. TeXworks shows the ...
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Can I run just a single line in TeXworks?

Sorry I realize this is an extremely basic question, but I am a complete newbie. Sometimes I make a mistake when writing long math formulas; I would like to quickly check if I made any mistakes by ...
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LATEX Removing part of shaded area in polar plot

I've been working on creating the following picture using TikZ. The following code is as far as I've gotten. \documentclass[width=5cm, height=5cm, border=2mm]{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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LATEX Tikz shading region between polar plots

I'm attempting to use just Tikz to shade in the region within the polar plot but outside of the internal circle as seen in the screenshot below... I understand that pgf plots might be the better ...