[texworks] Setting the typesetting
Paul A Norman
paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 09:12:23 CEST 2010
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On 1 July 2010 19:07, Alain Schremmer <schremmer.alain at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jul 1, 2010, at 1:11 AM, Stefan Löffler wrote:
>> Am 2010-07-01 06:28, schrieb Alain Schremmer:
>>> It seems to me that a user who uses, say pdfLaTeX, should not have to
>>> reset the typesetting each time s/he starts TeXworks.
>> pdfLaTeX should be the default when you started using Tw at a recent
>> version. Note that if you used an older version at some point, the old
>> default (which was pdfTeX) is still in your preferences.
> I guess the dmg is "old" then.
>>> Or Is there a particular reason that the typesetting choice is not
>>> remembered? Like everybody working on TeXworks is a TeXpert? Or me
>>> having missed something?
>> The toolbar / menu items are intended for quickly changing the engine on
>> a file-to-file basis. To set the default, go to Edit > Preferences >
>> Typesetting and choose a default engine from the drop-down list.
>> Alternatively, you can define a default engine in a file by the "%!TEX"
>> modlines (see
> It never occurred to me that TeXworks would only typeset in TeX. I just
> thought it not remembering the setting was unusual behavior.
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