[texworks] Buggy character checking in proxy authentication dialog (doesn't allow a dot) (fwd)

Stefan Löffler st.loeffler at gmail.com
Fri Oct 15 11:04:32 CEST 2010

 Am 2010-10-15 11:00, schrieb Jonathan Kew:
> On 14 Oct 2010, at 18:32, Marko Käning wrote:
>> I just realized that the MiKTeX installer as well as the MiKTeX package 
>> manager both allow to enter a dot in the user name edit field.
>> So, it is - if I am not mistaken - only TeXWorks itself which doesn't seem 
>> to handle this correctly when downloading a package on demand during 
>> latexing a document.
> This sounds like a miktex-specific customization of texworks. (I don't even know what "the user name edit field" refers to.... the standard program has no such feature.) So you should bring this up with the miktex maintainers.

Please also note that Tw is just an editor/front-end. Everything that
happens during typesetting itself (including, e.g., detecting missing
packages, presenting dialogs, installing on-the-fly, etc.) is done by
some MiKTeX tool.


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