[texworks] using asymptote in typeset menu

Kresimir Demeterfi demeterfi at yahoo.com
Sat Sep 24 19:56:43 CEST 2011

Thank you very much. This works perfectly.

--- On Sat, 9/24/11, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

From: Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com>
Subject: Re: [texworks] using asymptote in typeset menu
To: "Discuss the TeXworks front end." <texworks at tug.org>
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 12:07 PM

On Sep 24, 2011, at 10:43 AM, Kresimir Demeterfi wrote:

> Hello,
> Yes, this is exactly what I did in TeXShop but I am not able to do the same in TeXworks. Can you give me some hint how to do it? I used the attached instructions to do it in TeXShop. Is there something similar for TeXworks?
> Thank you for your help.
> Kresimir


Easy! Since you already have the working engine for TeXShop (let's say it's called asyengine.engine) we can cheat!

Go to TeXworks->Preferences->Typesetting and press the +  in Processing tools (to create a new tool). Name the tool asyengine (or whatever you wish). To find the program hit Browse... and then Shift-Cmd-H to get to your HOME folder and then work your way down to Library/TeXShop/Engines/ and Double Click the asyengine.engine file; that should put the complete path to that engine into the Program: slot. Finally hit the + in the Arguments: area (to create a ne argument), call it $fullname and press return. Finally press OK and OK again in the preferences. The asyengine tool should then appear in the popup menu.

Not the most general way to do it but...

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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