[texworks] Starting first compilation takes a long time on windows

Alain Delmotte esperanto at swing.be
Fri Oct 14 16:04:08 CEST 2011


Le 14/10/2011 11:03, Ignasi Furió a écrit :
> Hi,
> I'm using TeXworks v0.5 r939 compiled by myself with mingw
> over windowsxp. I've noticed that the first time I use TeXworks
> after starting my computer, it takes a long time to start
> typesetting. The icon shows it to be pressed but nothing
> happens
> until 20 or more seconds when console output appears and
> pdflatex (miktex 2.9) starts.
> After that, I can close and reopen texworks and everything
> goes quickly.
> I'm not sure if this problem is related with TeXworks or
> only with my computer. I've tested pdflatex from a cmd
> window and it starts immediately.

I think the problem is not related with TeXworks but with 
The same happens with TeXnicCenter.
It takes a long time, but then if you cancel the process and 
restart it goes well.

Alain Delmotte

> Have you seen this behavior?
> Best regards,
> Ignasi

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