[texworks] TeXworks 0.4.3 fails to identify installation directory correctly
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Fri Aug 26 00:13:29 CEST 2011
On 25 August 2011 07:56, Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd)
<chaa006 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I found (as I hoped) a new version od TeXworks at
> (my present version, 0.4.0, appeared to have serious bugs
> in the search-and-replace code), but on downloading the
> Windows installer and running it, it fails to correctly
> identify the installation directory. At the moment,
> 0.4.0 is installed in :
> but the 0.4.3 installer failed to detect this, and
> proposes instead to install in :
> C:\Program Files\TeXworks
> I would have expected the installer to correctly identify
> the location for a previous install.
Why should it? It's not part of TeX Live, it's a standalone installer
to install TeXworks independent of TeX distribution. Why don't you
just 'tlmgr update texworks'? TW 0.4.3 is already in TL.
2011/8/25 Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
> Ah, yes, thank you Akira : I completely overlooked that.
> I have now relocated all the TeXworks-related stuff from
It's a sure way to shoot yourself in the foot...
> but of course I have lost the wrapper file in the process,
> which was overwritten by TeXworks.exe.
Fortunately, you can recover with
tlmgr install --reinstall texworks
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