[texworks] Texworks quit working (on windows)

Felix Wieczorek felix at wieczorek-systems.de
Tue Sep 27 22:06:30 CEST 2011

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> Hello Arno!
> Thanks for your (and everyone else's) feedback.
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 10:06 AM, Arno Trautmann  
> <Arno.Trautmann at gmx.de> wrote:
>> David J. Perry wrote:
>>> I believe that some people use TeXLive on Windows, but you might have
>>> better luck with MiKTeX, which is a Windows-specific distribution
>>> (that's what I use). It includes TeXworks along with many other things
>>> and has tools to keep your distribution up to date easily. It comes with
>>> a Windows installer.
>> Well, that cannot be a solution. TeX Live ships TeX works for Windows, and
>> it is supposed to work. I personally do recommend TeX Live for every Windows
>> TeX starter as MiKTeX has several problems that can be hard for a beginner.
>> E.g. I've seen (during a TeX run) a message saying that the GUI could not be
>> opened. A normal user is lost at this point.
> I was thinking of installing MiKTeX, but I haven't pulled the trigger yet.
> I will hold off a little, in hopes that a TeX Live solution presents itself.
>> Therefore, also I'm on a Linux machine, I'm also interested in a solution ?
>> a friend of mine seems to have the same problem as K. Frank reports.
> Again -- just a reminder -- TeXworks / TeX Live had been working for me.
> I wasn't doing anything fancy, but it seemed to be working fine.  Then it
> quit, without me having done anything obvious to my system or to my
> TeXworks installation.
> If anyone has TeXworks / TeX Live working on windows, perhaps he could
> post which versions he is using and note any special installation steps he
> had to take.
I installed TeX Live 2011, downloaded today for a colleague, installed  
it with advanced install, texworks runs perfectly.

>> cheers
>> Arno
> Thanks again for everyone's help.
> K. Frank
>> ...
>>> David
>>> ...

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