# [texworks] an issue with editing

Chandra Nair chandra.nair at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 07:52:24 CEST 2008

thanks.

On Fri, Oct 3, 2008 at 10:53 AM, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 3 Oct 2008, at 6:40 AM, Chandra Nair wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I am running texworks (rev. 167) on a kubuntu hardy heron. Most of the
>> time texworks works fine, however every so often it displays the
>> following strange behavior,
>>
>> when I add something like "\begin{   "
>>
>> then the system hangs at the type of {
>>
>> This seems to happen only when I add the line near the very top of a
>> reasonably long .tex file.
>> This is annoying, so my work around is to close texworks, open the
>> file in kile, add the line and then get back to texworks.
>>
>> My preliminary hunch may be that it could be searching for a closing
>> brace in the long document.. and gets hung, but I could be totally
>> off.
>
> Your hunch is probably correct; this sounds like another instance of
> brace-matching confusion. I believe this has just been fixed in the code
> (see <http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/detail?id=44>).
>
> JK
>
>

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Chandra Nair


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