[texworks] TUG front page

Arno Trautmann Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de
Sun Sep 4 15:09:18 CEST 2011

Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) wrote:
> Joseph Wright wrote :
>> On 04/09/2011 08:29, Paul A Norman wrote :
>>> I was just making a link to the TeXworks front page on TUG (
>>> http://tug.org/texworks/ ), and noticed that it takes about three full
>>> screen page downs before you even see the word 'Editor' or similar.
>>> Looking through the eyes of a novice to TeX world ...
>>> If I didn't actually already know what TeXworks actually does, I might
>>> have ended up leaving the page before finding out what it actually
>>> was, and what it could do ! :)
>>> Paul
>> I can see what you mean: for a start, there is too much 'news' :-) I
>> guess that the text was written quite early on, when the technical
>> detail was more significant.
> I would seek to play Devil's advocate here : does
>> Introduction
>> The TeXworks project is an effort to build a simple TeX front-end program
> not tell the naïve user what TeXworks is/does ?

If they know what “front-end program” means, yes. Maybe just the word 
“editor” would help here?


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