Skip to main content

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
0 answers
68 views

Runscript.tlu error when opening a second TeXworks windows

I am using TeXlive 2024 on Windows 11. When I open a .tex file using TeXworks where one TeXworks window already exists, an error dialog shows up with the text: C:\texlive\2024\bin\windows\runscript....
Zeyu's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
0 answers
46 views

Error while compiling multiple tex files on TeXworks [duplicate]

I am writing my thesis using a multiple.tex file. I have a main file that calls different subtex files. The main file works properly while compiling. However, when I am trying to compile the subfile, ...
Saurabh Pant's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
41 views

Runscript details used by TexWorks

After using MikTeX on Windows for many years, and facing constant issues, I decided to install TeXlive on windows. It worked well with the exception now and then I get the error shown on the image ...
yannisl's user avatar
  • 118k
2 votes
1 answer
76 views

Includegraphics doesn't work

I Had TexWork editor on my previous computer and It worked (I wrote many rapport, thesis, ...). But now I reinstall it on my new computer and I can't use includegraphics anymore, (codes I did before ...
Leonardo Rafael Mora's user avatar
8 votes
3 answers
388 views

How do I change the page size for a pdf-file generated by plain-TeX?

Situation, probably known I know the pdf-page-size can be changed in LaTeX using package geometry. But how to do it in plain-TeX? E.g. changing page related parameters, like \vsize or \hoffset, do ...
MS-SPO's user avatar
  • 13.7k
1 vote
0 answers
20 views

Autocompletion does not work for TexWorks editor on MacTex

I'm using TeXWorks (Version 0.6.8 ("github") [r.6b1c6ab, ]) with MacTex-2023 distribution on macOS Sonoma 14.2.1. Even after enabling autocompletion in TeXWorks preference the same is not ...
Partha Mukhopadhyay's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
46 views

Can I save a copy of TeXWorks to a USB drive and download that same copy to a new computer?

It is my understanding that I need to download a portable version of TeXLive (my TeX distro) to something like "/TeX Live 2023/" on the USB flashdrive I want to use. But if I want to copy my ...
RobinsonWM's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
209 views

Ugly Rendering of the output visualization of TeXworks [closed]

Why having a recent version of MikTeX + TeXworks is there yet a bad output? The pdf output is perfect. Related Rendering issue in TeXworks What solution exists and what can I do? Follow up: 2024/01/...
Sebastiano's user avatar
  • 56.7k
1 vote
1 answer
366 views

This required file could not be found: geometry.sty

I am trying to set up LaTeX on my PC using TeXworks. I'm trying to run the ejc-sample.tex template from the Electronic Journal of Combinatorics: https://www.combinatorics.org/ojs/index.php/eljc/about/...
George Brown's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
160 views

How to change the comment words font color in TeXworks (TeX Live 2023 version)?

We use TeXworks in the version that is shipped with TeX Live 2023. But the comment font color is grey, how to change its color?
Xiu Li's user avatar
  • 41
2 votes
1 answer
100 views

Package geometry error using Beamer and TeXworks

I am trying to create a beamer presentation using TeXworks. I have done this several times before in Overleaf, but for several reasons I am trying to learn to use a local LaTeX distribution. I'm ...
RobinsonWM's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
23 views

Why the error occurs in fancytooltips? -- Extraneous floating text and JavaScript Debugger pops up

Description: Why the error occurs in fancytooltips? -- Extraneous floating text and JavaScript Debugger pops up. Detailed Description: I want to add a new tooltip when mouse over the text. Thus, I ...
黃奕捷's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
394 views

PDF Quality Issue in TeXworks Preview

Update I am very intrigued by the answer to this question: Rendering issue in TeXworks. The answer suggests a potential solution involves replacing the miktex-texworks.exe file with a fresh version ...
user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
115 views

Type of k strange in Lehmann's Analytical geometry book

How can I enter this 'K' in LaTeX?
Brandon Montano Díaz's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
41 views

How to invoke Asymptote from an older version of TeXLive (2020), without it fishing files from another newer version (2023)?

In one of my files I included the asymptote package for making interactive graphs. I installed the TeXLive 2020 distribution on my PC and everything worked perfectly. However, I recently decided to ...
TFra6's user avatar
  • 179
1 vote
1 answer
73 views

Custom template creation

I am interested in creating a custom templet as shown below Page 1 Page 2 but currently, I am using the following code which is not producing the required templet Any help will be appreciated. \...
sunil patil's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
190 views

Bug in TeXworks viewer?

I have recently updated a MikTeX distribution and getting a weird artifact when the pdf is viewed through the TeXworks default viewer. pdf looks normal in acrobat. The white lines shouldn't be there. ...
yannisl's user avatar
  • 118k
0 votes
0 answers
48 views

Compilation in Overleaf not same as local TeXworks

I started a file in Overleaf (online), then cut-and-pasted the source code into my local TeXworks. Overleaf successfully compiles all the details: title page, TOC page, math and chapters, which ...
dmlm's user avatar
  • 51
1 vote
1 answer
220 views

Rendering issue in TeXworks

I use TeXworks 0.6.7 packaged with MiKTeX 23.9.24 to prepare TeX documents, and somehow all of a sudden the application's rendering has notably deteriorated: now every graph has some weird hatch ...
NDC's user avatar
  • 145
1 vote
1 answer
111 views

SyncTex on TeXworks

I recently made the switch from Overleaf to TeXworks. In Overleaf, one can just double click a part of the compiled pdf, and it takes you to the relevant source code on the left. I wanted something ...
Batrachotoxin's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
258 views

recovering the deleted content in a .tex file

I accidently deleted a large part of my work on a .tex file. Unknowingly, i saved the file , ran the typeset once and closed it. Hence the content is deleted from the pdf too. Is there any way to ...
Salma's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
219 views

How to find the directory for my LaTeX document

I am very new to LaTeX and not very good with computers to begin with. I am using TeXworks. I want to add an image to my document, but I do not know where to place the image file in order for the ...
user110391's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
44 views

Wrong output format while running knitr script in TeXworks

I wanted to use knitr with my TeXworks install and am noticing a weird issue. I followed the tutorial as described by Yihui here which worked fine. Now suppose my filename is untitled-12.tex and it ...
DeBARtha's user avatar
  • 163
0 votes
0 answers
25 views

Package latexalpha2 Error in Microsoft Visual Code

When using package latexalpha2 in Microsoft Visual Code, it gives this error: Package latexalpha2: WolframScript cannot be found, which is required to use latexalpha2. while the same code runs well ...
GensokyoBot's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
83 views

Typeset process stops at "ts1cmr.fd" - Issue resolved - \MakeUppercase vs. \uppercase

UPDATE: I discovered "\MakeUppercase" vs. "\uppercase" was the root cause of the issue. Issue resolved. I have been successfully compiling this document for a while. The file has ...
Daniel's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
135 views

Can't use rpg-module package

I'm trying to use this package: https://ctan.org/pkg/rpg-module In TeXworks 0.6.7 and MiKTeX Console 4.9 Here's the document I'm trying to make: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{rpg-module} \begin{...
20SidedMan's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
47 views

Why is the preview file not fully loaded after clicking the typesetting button?

As the picture shows, some pages are grayed out even after a long time: These are my preference options:
Xiao Cheung's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
269 views

New 2023 TeXlive, similar but different arara problem

I had previously posted a question about Arara, with TeXlive 2022 and with specific reference to ConTeXt (see ConTeXt and Arara, failure. That question has been closed due to "lack of clarity&...
Birdman's user avatar
  • 145
0 votes
0 answers
44 views

Unicode character ′ (U+2032) not set up for use with LaTeX. ---- bibliography issue [duplicate]

I'm stuck with an issue that drives me mad. I get the error "Unicode character ′ (U+2032) not set up for use with LaTeX." when I try to compile my file. The line marked for the error is &...
Ames's user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
0 answers
120 views

PNG output fails in TeXworks

I am using Tex Live on Windows 11. I was finally able to produce a PNG file by executing the following TEX file from the Windows 11 command line. If executed from the TexWorks editor it is ...
JustCurious's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
60 views

Where does bibtex look for .bib files?

I'm trying to get bibtex to work using TeXworks, and I'm getting an error message saying that it can't find the .bib file. I've got the .bib file in the same folder where the .tex file is. Why can't ...
Phenomniverse's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
27 views

Bibliography/references do not work in any capacity

This is my preamble, I have tried several things including running it through pdflatex (without fontspec etc.) and following documentation properly as far as I can tell (although it's clear that I'm ...
Golden_Serpents's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
95 views

TeXworks editor question [duplicate]

TeXworks editor showed error. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} We can use the linearity of expectation to find \mathbb{E}[S_n]: \begin{align*} \mathbb{E}[S_n] &= \mathbb{E}[X_1 + X_2 + \...
Win_odd Dhamnekar's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
184 views

Multibib not working with TeXworks but works in Overleaf

I've been trying for days to get multibib to work with TeXWorks and I honestly can't figure out what I'm doing wrong - I think there's some additional compiling that I'm supposed to be doing but I'm ...
acespear77's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
527 views

How can I use bst file with my .bib (bibtex) file?

I am very new to latex and I know this question might sound rather noobish or even stupid. First time I got my hands on TeX, after reading a tutorial online, I inserted \bibliography{reference} and \...
Ali G. Mahdipour's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
149 views

TexWorks saving Method

I am VERY new to Latex and coding and coding has never been something I am good at. When I compile, TexWorks automatically creates a zip file for syntex file and saves aux, log, tex and pdf files ...
berinovski's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
38 views

Abstract doesn't show up when I run the program [duplicate]

I tried to make the abstract on TexWork, but it doesn't show up when I run the program. Although I used \maketitle, \newpage. It does not work. Could you help me point out which part that is not ...
kim phan's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
40 views

TexWorks won't recognize style-patterns.txt

If I change anything in that file nothing changes in my editor. Colors stay all the same no matter what I do. Any ideas? The code I used: # TeXworks: Patterns for syntax coloring # Each entry ...
Athena's user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
1 answer
159 views

Ctrl-T compiles, but no longer resumes/cancels on error (TeXworks version 0.6.7 / MiKTeX 22.8.28)

(I'm using MiKTeX, but the issue is in the TeXworks user interface.) Simply put, Ctrl-T builds the document, and until recently it would also cancel the build if you hit it when an error occurred. ...
Peskydan's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
658 views

"Command \algorithmic already defined" when attempting to compile in MiKTeX/TeXworks

I have two questions about the error message described by the subject line. My first question is why does Overleaf not have this error? And my second question is how do I solve this problem? I was ...
kwhobbs's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
21 views

How to customize behavior of typeset button in GUI editor?

I use TeXworks to turn tex into pdf. There are some cases where I need to compile twice in order to get a complete document, such as referencing a labeled section. Also there are even more complex ...
tery29579's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
55 views

How do I use a Bibulous referencing style in my document?

I use TexWorks on windows 11, I am getting increasingly confused about any other detail. My ultimate aim is to create a reference list in a custom style, and I've spent hours now trying to strategise ...
AlexRussell's user avatar
1 vote
0 answers
315 views

Why are ConTeXt entries greyed out in Texworks bundled with a full MikTeX installation?

I installed MikTeX on Windows 10. I made sure every single package is installed and updated them to the latest version. When I open TeXworks bundled with MikTeX, I have a handful of options to compile ...
mith92293's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
1k views

Importing template in MikTeX

I am using the Miktex to write my thesis. Can I import the template in the Miktex to follow that format? I would like to upload the latex file (Zip file) with already having the certain format. But ...
Urvesh's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
71 views

Texworks messes up quotation marks

When I try to input double quotes " in Texworks, it always changes it to two single quotes ''. Also when I input single quotes or doubles quotes 'ab', it always changes them to backticks if it is ...
fosci2755's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
59 views

.tex file changed to full invalid characters after pc crash during running .tex file

so I was using TexWorks and while running my ut.tex code to create pdf , my pc suddenly crashed. now ut.tex file has equal length to last version but it is all spaces (all in first line) also if i try ...
amin jahani's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
77 views

How to make "xelatex-biber-xelatex-xelatex" in TexWorks?

I often need to run xelatex->biber->xelatex->xelatex in TexWorks. Is there a way to make TexWorks run them sequentially? I try to do it with: How should I do next?
Y. zeng's user avatar
  • 2,105
0 votes
0 answers
588 views

TeX Live doesn't install pdflatex and texworks

After system crash I was trying to reinstall TeXLive on Windows 8.1 at home and at the same time on another computer at work with Windows 10. I was following the instructions from tug.org/texlive and ...
Rafał's user avatar
  • 1
0 votes
0 answers
315 views

Using LuaLaTeX in TeXworks

I have a template I need to use that compiles best with LuaLaTeX in TeXworks. I downloaded TeXworks and tried to select LuaLaTeX instead of pdfLaTeX from the drop-down menu, but it won't let me select ...
David Corwin's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
227 views

ConTeXt with TeXworks

I just downloaded a recent distribution for ConTeXt. I also have TeXworks installed on my Windows laptop. Can anyone give me a step-by-step guide on how to set up the TeXworks editor to compile ...
Harry's user avatar
  • 41

1
2 3 4 5
10