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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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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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Can't compile Lualatex on TexWorks [Kubuntu 18.04]

I'm totally newbie of LaTeX and Latex Editors, so I may be wrongly set up my environment. Anyway, if I try to compile my .tex with LuaLaTeX I get an error "Unable to read environment locale: exit now....
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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 ...
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Custom color in TeXworks

I followed this topic and similar pages in order to customize the color of text and background of TeXworks. I can change the background color QTextEdit { background-color: #000000; color: white; ...
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Where to find texworks editor

Following this topic, I have installed algorithm package in order to use texworks. However, as you can see in the picture below, there is no sign of that. Any idea?
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Print date with polish month names

I'd like to print Current Date to PDF, using pdfLaTeX in TeXworks (Tex Live 2018). The problem, which occured to me is, that command \date{\today} prints me the current date, but with English names of ...
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Change TeXworks background in Mac OS

I am trying to set a dark theme in TeXworks on Mac OS. I found the following link How can I set a dark theme in TeXworks? showing how we can do in Windows. But I am not sure we can do the same ...
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Kill pdflatex upon error in TeXworks using Arara

My question is based on another: Make arara close pdflatex upon error I'm looking for a way to automatically kill the pdflatex process if Arara, used within TeXworks, stumbles upon an error. Right ...
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How can I know which font file LyX uses?

When I compiling a file at LyX, I'd like to know which fonts's files it uses. The reason I ask it, it because I have some problems with some of my fonts - I know their names of course but I'm not sure ...
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Fandol fonts not rendered in TeXworks PDF viewer

I am using TeXworks bundled in the MiKTeX distribution and the Fan­dol Simplified Chinese font family (available in TeX Live and MiKTeX). However, the Fan­dol font is not rendered in the TeXworks ...
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Do lookaheads work in TeXWorks?

Unnecessary Background Recently, I discovered that I had subtle problems concerning a wrong number of spaces in my document because LaTeX commands in text mode without arguments consume one space (e. ...
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How to change background colour in texworks

I am using texworks for the first time, I want to change the background of the editor from dark to white, as the code is not visible in dark background. I am using texworks in Manjaro Linux on GNOME ...
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“\pageref” produces wrong page number. It's time to argue!

I know this can be considered as duplicate question. I'm not here to find solution for it. I asked this question just to argue about reliability of pageref. I mean, why this malfunctioning happens so ...
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TexWorks open but no preview window

I am completely new to TexWorks, and just downloaded it on windows 10. Everything is fine except that when I open it, only the editor window shows, and there is no pdf preview window. For some ...
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Issue with Three Part Table and TexWorks

I'm transferring some latex code form sharelatex to texworks, and although this code works perfectly in sharelatex, it seems to be hiccuping on the three parttable in texworks. Any idea what I'm doing ...
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Issue with loading an eps file into a document

I'm having issue getting latex (Texworks on windows) to read in an eps file. I have had it working exactly as below before on an installation on different PC. Now I have installed tex and the ...
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How to tell TeXWorks where I put my aux files so it can remove them?

All my typsetting runs are done with pdflatex with the option -aux-directory=auxfiles. Now when TeXWorks detects a corrupt aux file it shows a remove-aux-files-dialog. However, it looks for the aux ...
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TexWorks syntax custom highlight for text within curly braces

I would like to have the text between curly braces appear highlighted in lightpink in my TexWorks editor. I don't have a cs background, and this is as far as I've got. I've added the following to my ...
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Where to get package that has the math script font I want? [duplicate]

even though i was aware of TeX for decades, my only use of LaTeX is here on math-oriented StackExchanges or at Wikipedia, and only to edit equations. so i downloaded TeXworks and the MiKTeX and found,...
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Error: I can't jump from a position in the preview to the same position in the tex file

While using TeXworks installed by MiKTeX, I am trying to jump from a position in the PDF to the position in the tex file, and it isn't working today. The error message is Cannot read file "C:/...
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How to tell texindy where to look for the script engine?

I decided to start using xindy. I'm using MikTex on a Windows machine so I realized I need to install Perl manually, because when running texindy (in TeXworks) it says: texindy.exe: The script engine ...
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Can't open .tex files after update

When I installed LaTeX I followed an online guide a bit blindly, so forgive me if I mix up things. I just updated TeX Live (via TeX Live Manager in the command line) and now I can't open .tex files ...
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TeXworks Edit Preferences shows numbers in written Arabic instead of English numerals

I'm new to LaTeX and recently started using TeXworks on a Linux Mint 18.3 computer. I needed to edit the preferences and to my surprise discovered that numbers are in written Arabic rather than ...
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Referencing won't work with TeXworks and Biber/BibLatex [closed]

I have been trawling the internet all day to try and find a way to get the referencing on TeXworks to work. Every time I run Biber on TeXworks, I now get this error message: BibTeX subsystem: C:\...
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Auto Completion in TeXworks

I am new to Texworks. I would like to have this behaviour: If I type in \begin{something} then the phrase \end{something} will be added automatically. Is this feature available? How can I activate it?...
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When I write something I want to start working in TeXworks, later my posts have been erased

When I write something I want to start working in the Text editor later, my posts have been erased and this text - This is XeTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-0.99998 (TeX Live 2017/W32TeX) (preloaded ...
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Is there a built in tool in MikTex/TeXworks to output a list of labels used in the current document?

I was looking for a way to output a list of all the labels used in the document, but so far have only found this answer that uses a built in function in WinEdt. Is there a similar functionality in ...
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Error in getting a URL into my .bib file using Texworks

When trying to get my .bib file into my .tex i get this error message. You're missing a field part---line 52 of file Bib.bib : howpublished = : "{\url{https://www.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs.cmu....
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How to remove i£ij at the bottom left corner under my abstract

I have an i£ij at the bottom left corner under my abstract. I don't know why. How do I get rid of it? Using TeXworks. Actually there is an umlaut over the first i. I use pdfLaTeX to compile. Here ...
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Is TeXMaker capable of using a .js script made to work for TeXWorks? If not, how do I go about turning a .js into a .tms?

I'm trying to do the following: LaTeX -> (text selected, keyboard shortcut pressed) -> \hyperref[LaTeX]{LaTeX} I can't use user tags for this because it can't use selection twice, only once. I ...
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Not compiling anymore after minor windows update

So from one day to the other texworks on windows 10 won't compile anymore. I didn't change anything in the document, it used to compile fine. The only thing that I did was run an anti-malware program ...
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Yen (¥) symbol for backslash (\) in TexWorks

Hi I am running TexWorks 0.6.2 on windows 10. In my text editor ( of texworks) whenever I type backslash (\) it is replaced by yen symbol (¥). The code compiles normally and if I copy the code and ...
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texworks with texlive setup for the bibiliography [duplicate]

I have a new setup of texworks and texlive on my windows 10 laptop. When I run pdflatex all the inline citation become [?] and no bibiliography is generated. If I run the same tex and bib file in the ...