[texworks] [tex-live] texworks in TL 2010
daleif at imf.au.dk
Sun Nov 14 18:26:40 CET 2010
On 2010-11-14 13:37, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 14 November 2010 Stefan Löffler wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 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?
> I'm wondering whether it isn't better to distinguish between tex
> engines/formats and other programs somehow. Since there is the
> "Typeset" menu (in the menu bar) already, I think that it's probably
> better if the pull down menu near the "Go" button doesn't list all
> engines/formats but only the one the user has chosen for his project.
> It's more unlike then that a user accidentally overrides the %!TS
that's a good idea, less clutter.
Does't emacs/auctex does it that way, one have to choose the engine, and
the rest of the list is then the other programmes
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