[texworks] Specifying output directory with texworks

Vladimir Lomov lomov.vl at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 09:04:14 CET 2010

2010/1/7 Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> you sent your last mail to me personally. I'm answering to the mailing list
> since this issue may affect other users as well...
> On 2010-01-07 05:03, Powell, Olly wrote:
> I have narrowed down the problem a little since then.  It is defiantly a
> case of TW or Miktex Portable not coping with the .tex file being on a
> network drive.  It works fine when I transfer it to my hard drive.   On the
> network drive I get the error message:
> ‘\\networkshare\some\path\there’
> [texworks] Specifying output directory with texworks
> CMD.EXE was started with the above path as the current directory.
> UNC paths are not supported.  Defaulting to Windows directory.
Just map network location to new disk, like this

net use \\networkshare\some\path\there T:

where 'T:' is a disk name (should be free before mapping). See details
in documentation (run cmd.exe then net use /?). After that you could
work with network files as local ones.

WBR, Vladimir Lomov

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