[texworks] message from TeXworks user(MiKTeX)
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Thu Dec 30 04:15:58 CET 2010
On 12/29/2010 7:46 PM, Vladimir Lomov wrote:
> First, try to repeate what you do in directory without spaces (see the
> message), like here:
> 1) create directory C:\temp
> 2) put tthe file jint-TCMT.tex there
> 3) run texworks and open that file in C:\temp
> If now it will work then next time avoid use of directory with spaces.
> In many cases they cause errors.
I don't think the problem is the spaces. In Vista and Windows 7, the
old C:\Documents and Settings folder has been replaced by C:\Users and
another one, C:\Program Data, IIRC. There is also a hidden folder
called C:\Documents and Settings that is supposed to somehow, in some
programs, serve as a pointer to the new folders. But this is all beyond
If MiKTeX is still set to save by default in C:\Documents and Settings,
and if you are using Vista or Win7, then changing to a new directory for
your saves should solve the problem.
> Moreover, I recommend to use for documents another disk drive (D:, for
> example). Create directory D:\documents and put your documents there.
A very good idea, since you can back up all your data files easily.
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