[texworks] [tex-live] texworks in TL 2010

Stefan Löffler st.loeffler at gmail.com
Sun Nov 14 09:45:31 CET 2010


Am 2010-11-13 13:17, schrieb Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd):
> Axel E. Retif wrote:
>> I'm replying from my Windows box. I pasted your example in TeXworks and
>> immediately he typesetting format changed from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX.
> Yes, the behaviour seems to be time/context sensitive.
> Repeating your tests replicates your experienced
> behaviour, but if I then reset the engine to TeX,
> it fails as before.  I think that my expectations
> were not aligned with reality : I expected the %!TS
> pragmats to have an effect when the green "Go" button
> was pressed, not at any other time.

Indeed. The %!TEX modlines are used during loading (and of course if you
manually change them). It is still possibly to override the behavior by
manually setting a typesetting engine, though. How else would it be
possible to run auxiliary programs (bibtex, makeindex, ps2pdf, ...) easily?


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