[texworks] New binaries available [was: Re: Hot keys / templates]

Alain Delmotte esperanto at swing.be
Fri Nov 28 15:57:02 CET 2008

Hi Jérome,

Jérome Laurens a écrit :
> Le 26 nov. 08 à 19:10, Jonathan Kew a écrit :
>> On 27 Nov 2008, at 06:30, Alain Delmotte wrote:
>>> Hi!
>>> Peter Wüsten a écrit :
>>>> Alain Delmotte schrieb:
>>>>> Or is it another problem of path? Example the white spaces?
>>>> Alain, the white spaces never made any difference on my windows 
>>>> machine (XP professional SP3 German), but the Umlaut in the 
>>>> user-path did. Try adding a user whose name contains only 
>>>> ASCII-characters, and see if spell-checking works properly when 
>>>> Texworks is intalled for that user.
>>> I tried the system on another computer running Windows XP, same 
>>> mikTeX,...
>>> The only difference is that the folder for the user doesn't have 
>>> accented characters like ...\HP_Propriétaire\... *and* both 
>>> spellcheck and  forward/inverse search now run OK.
>>> This problem is unfortunate because I do not see how to change this 
>>> because there are too many things linked to the user name (llinks, 
>>> shorcuts, programs and programs config,...)
>> Sure -- this isn't your problem, it's a bug that I need to fix, now 
>> that we realize what's causing it. I've been really puzzled why these 
>> things didn't work for you, when others seemed to have no trouble 
>> with them, but now things make more sense.
> IIRC, the same bug occurs in SyncTeX.
> It seems to show that there is something wrong at the I/O level.
> In C I/O routines on Mac OS X, file names are encoded as UTF8, I could 
> not find any evidence that the same holds for windows.
> Regarding the time I spent to debug SyncTeX on windows, finding out 
> why compressed files were not accepted,
> I am really reluctant in spending even more time to find the bug with 
> accented letters.
I understand that, but as most of the computer users, till now, are on 
I can use non-compressed files, it is much more difficult to avoid 
accented characters.

So I just hope the problem will be solved!


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