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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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Where does TeXworks store list of words to be ignored by the spell checker

Where does TeXworks store words selected to be ignored by the spell checker? I am using TeXworks 0.4.5 r1280 (MiKTeX 2.9 64-bit) on Win7 Enterprise 64-bit, with the Hunspell dictionary en_AU (C:\...
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Configuring TeXworks with SumatraPDF

I have TeXworks for creating and viewing LaTeX documents, and that is working great. A while ago, I also downloaded SumatraPDF viewer because some people told me it was better than other ones. I am ...
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Editing Ignored Words in TeXworks Spell Checker

I turned on the spell-checker in TeXworks to check the typos in the English words of my LaTeX document. It flagged several innocuous words so I was pretty heavy handed with R-click/"Ignore word" and ...
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TeXworks resizes and repositions the PDF viewer window when the document is compiled, and I don't want it to

I'm using TeXworks to compile documents and view the LaTeX output. However, I am editing the documents in another application, and TeXworks does not work well with this arrangement. When compilation ...
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Insert code snippet via keyboard shortcut in TeXworks

I know there already are questions (1, 2) on creating keyboard shortcuts in TeXworks. The discussion (also in the Google thread referred to), however, seems a little outdated. By now, there is the ...
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Spell checking in Texworks

I managed to install some english dictionaries as shown on https://github.com/TeXworks/texworks/wiki/SpellingDictionaries#mac-os-x. Then I was able to select Edit->Spelling->English-UnitedStates(en_US)...
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Spell check in TeXworks

I am using TeXworks and I would like to enable spell check in my language (Slovak). I downloaded the corresponding .dic and .aff files, put them in the .../resources/dictionaries folder but when I ...
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No .gz file created after MikTex/TexWorks update, Synctex fail

I updated my copy of TeXworks to version 0.4.6 recently, and updated my Miktex at the same time. Since then, it's stopped creating .gz-files, so synctex no longer works. Ctrl + Click on the source ...
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Set preview window mazimized by default in TexWorks

I'm writing a LaTeX document in TeXWorks and it's extremely annoying that everytime I compile, and get a preview (to see how the changes affect in the document) the preview window, wich I get by ...
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Configure latexmk in TeXworks (TeX Live 2013)

I am trying to configure latexmk in TeXworks 0.4.5 accompanied by TeX Live 2013. I followed the instructions on the TeXworks site, as noted in the picture below: My code is very simple as follows: \...
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Manual TexLive install---Texworks collection doesn't show up. Should I just use Ubuntu/Debian Texworks package?

I just installed LaTeX on my system, which is a Linux Mint 16 (Cinnamon) 32-bit installation on a 64-bit Lenovo e420. I originally had used apt-get to install the base Ubuntu package along with ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Creating a template in TexWorks - Refreshing the texworks database?

I am using TexWorks and I want to add in my own templates. I have added a folded 'Custom Templates' to ~/user/Texworks/templates but that folder does not appear to have been recognized by Texworks. ...
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Custom Template folder not being seen in TexWorks

I am using TexWorks and MiKTeX for my LaTeX editing. I want to add a custom template to TexWorks so I went to TekWorks > templates and then created a new folder to put the .tex file into. I then ...
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<your user home>/AppData/Roaming/MikTex<your user home>/AppData/Roaming/MikTexHow do I get around TeXworks crash after bMiKTeX reinstall

After I reinstalled MiKTex on a Vista system using basic-miktex from CTAN and starting TeXworks, I got the message This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform ...
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Where does TeXworks hide temporary files?

I am running TeXWorks under Windows 10. If I've made some changes to a .tex file, but have not yet saved those changes, then there surely must be a temporary file someplace where TeXworks keeps the ...
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inverse search and shadows tikzlibrary

The shadows tikzlibrary makes the inverse search in TeXworks fail in the first page. I included a minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shadows} \...
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Arara Error BibMacro

I am using arara (on ubuntu 16, TeXLive, TeXWorks), in which I run biblatex (backfalling onto bibtex). In Windows, the same document compiled without error, so I assume it's arara's fault. The error I ...
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“latexmk: The Windows command script is not registered.”

I usually use arara on Mac to compile a document with the % arara: pdflatexmk rule. Normally, this works fine. I am now working on Windows (Miktex 2.9), and now arara gives me an error, saying: ...
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TeXworks' “Go to Source” fails with `tcolorbox`

I mainly use TeXworks (windows) as tex editor and I like its "Go to Source" command which allows to Ctrl+click somewhere in .tex (or .pdf) file and cursor jump to corresponding place in result (or ...
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How to disable cursor blinking in Kile, TeXworks and/or Texmaker

I disabled cursor blinking in my operating system (Ubuntu 16.04), but this did not influence the cursor behaviour in these editors. Does anyone know how to stop cursor blinking in these programmes?
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Automating Biber in TeXworks

I'm using miktex portable with the included TeXworks editor. I need to compile a document using: pdfLaTex - Biber - pdfLaTex If I run the three commands individually, they work fine. However, when I ...
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Glossaries not being showed in the output PDF

I have problem getting glossary file in the output PDF. The following is the WME I am using: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage[extrafootnotefeatures]{xepersian} \usepackage{lipsum} \...
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TeXworks does not search its own directory

Here is the story yesterday I tried to make pdf using texworks from my tex files It asked me for two different style files I add one of them using miktex package manager and for second one I add the ...
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Process with arara do not generate PDF file & .aux &

I don't know why, but after installing JDK, arara seems to work truly. But it doesn't generate any file. (Like PDF) this massage show: What should I do? % ‎arara‎: ‎pdflatex \documentclass{article} ...
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MikTex+LyX .dll error

It all started when I tried to include a new package for MikTex to be used together with LyX. Due to errors in LyX's Reconfigure command (which I needed to use in order for LyX to recognize the ...
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Inverse Search with etoolbox

I have a collection of documents, all of which contain a common "sub-document" using the subfiles package. These different master documents all define various booleans using the functionality from ...
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Set option 'Auto-Follow Focus' permanently

I find the texworks-option Auto-Follow Focus very usefull. But I have to set it manually every time I start texworks. Is there any way to set it automatically on startup? Maybe there's a possibility ...
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TeXworks doesn't recognize environment variables (Linux Mint 17 KDE)

The bottom line is that TeXworks doesn't recognize my environment variables, but the command line compile commands (pdflatex and bibtex) do just fine. I'm running Linux Mint 17 KDE, and I installed ...
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Can I configure shortcuts for tex commands in Texworks?

I was using Kile editor for my tex files but it's too heavy for my laptop... It's very slow. So I installed TeXworks wich is better. But I was very used to command shortcuts in Kile that I don't find ...
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TexWorks.0.4.5 completely changed the text in the editor

Sorry this is a little vague, I'm totally baffled by it. I've been using TexWorks intensively for a few years. I just upgraded it from 0.4.3 to 0.4.5. Now the text in the editor appears in ALL CAPS,...
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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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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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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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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 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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Where is it defined in which folder TeXworks searches (and deletes) the utility files?

Where is it defined in which folder TeXworks searches (and deletes) the utility files like ".aux" etc?
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Texworks issues with files with spaces

I noticed when my .tex file names contain spaces, that TeXworks (on Windows) is having issues when I try to typeset the document. Even putting the $fullname argument in quotes (like this "$fullname") ...
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Texworks: Failure of Jump To PDF/Source

Following the jump to pdf option in TeXworks causes TeXworks to shutdown. Same for jump to source. This is on a new Ubuntu Xenial install. Have been using TeXworks for years and never got this ...
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Problem with installing mathstone package

I am trying to use the Stone Sans and Serif fonts in Texworks, which runs with Texlive. I downloaded the files for the font package to the relevant folders but was surprised by the following error ...
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Auto-Indent of the list environment in the Editor of TeXworks

Does above mode exist in Texworks? I Tried Format-->Auto-Indent Mode dropdown in the Toolbar but none of the options worked to indent my following nested list example: Sometimes, if I copy a list ...
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Using TeXworks to compile “several times” automatically

I am trying to create a simple bibliography in LaTeX and found this simple example on a tutorial site. bibliography.tex \documentclass{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[nottoc]{...
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Texworks preview does not update when attached to Smartboard

We've installed Texworks and Miktex at our college. It is on a teacher machine in a classroom which passes whatever is on its screen to the classroom SmartBoard. If I create a source file and compile,...
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Percent sign in URL without hyperref

Suppose you want to create a URL that has embedded % signs. One option is to just use \%, but you don't get the benefit of nice line breaks. Another option is to use the hyperref package and its \...
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Prevent TexWorks from saving after compiling

I'm going to tell you what I need/want (1) and what apparently TeXWorks does (2): I need Texworks to compile files and not overwrite the .tex file. I don't mind if it creates another .dvi or .pdf ...