[texworks] new binaries for Windows and Mac OS X

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at me.com
Mon Oct 27 22:45:21 CET 2008

On 27 oct. 08, at 12:57, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> The intended behavior is that TeXworks should always respect the  
> language chosen in Preferences / General / Interface Locale, though  
> note that you may still see bits of English when a non-English  
> locale is selected because the translations might not be complete,  
> and there are a few strings (such as syntax coloring and auto-indent  
> option names) that are not currently localizable.
> If there is no preference file (org.tug.TeXworks.plist on the Mac),  
> then TeXworks should look at the system locale on startup, and  
> default to this if a matching translation is available. But as soon  
> as you pick a language in Preferences, this should override the  
> system locale.

What's happening is a mystery to me. Even after deleting ~/Library/ 
TeXworks and ~/Library/Preferences/org.tug.TeXworks.plist, then  
reinstalling TeXworks from scratch, switching the system locale to  
English, and selecting the "English (built-in)" locale in TeXworks,  
TeXworks still has French menus.

Two odd things:

- Opening org.tug.TeXworks.plist in Property List Editor, the language  
item is of class String and has value Aucun (the French for None).

- In the newly recreated ~/Library/TeXworks, the translations folder  
is empty. I'm not absolutely sure, but I think earlier this morning,  
before experimenting with locale selection, there used to be files  
there. I cannot get TeXworks to recreate a non-empty translations  

In a desperate attempt to figure out what's happening, I checked the  
Qt libraries in /Libraries/Frameworks and the hunspell and poppler  
libraries in /usr/local/lib: none of the files there seems to have  
ever been modified. I thought maybe there was some Qt configuration  
file somewhere which had mistakenly been set to French during the  
experimentation, but that doesn't seem to be the case.


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