[texworks] Drop of Python scripting support

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 10:06:20 CET 2011

TeXworks Menu: Edit/ Preferences Typesetting Tab, and the bottom has a
setting for the Output panel behaviour.


On 2 November 2011 22:01, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On 2 Nov 2011, at 08:48, Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) wrote:
> > Dear Paul / all  --
> >
> > Paul A Norman wrote:
> >> P.S. Incase it caused any confusion, when I wrote:
> >>
> >> ' In TeXworks, your "error log " ''
> >>
> >> is actually labelled "LaTeX errors" on its tab in TeXworks.
> (Paul, I'd guess that Philip isn't running LaTeX, and so is unlikely to
> get errors presented in that form even if the script is installed and
> enabled.)
> >
> > I have just re-processed "A3-Poster.tex" and once again have
> > received a number of warnings concerning "Invalid ICC Profile".
> These are messages generated by xdvipdfmx while embedding graphics of some
> kind (JPEG files, maybe?). As they're not generated by the (xe)TeX engine,
> they don't end up in its "transcript file"; they're only written to the
> terminal window (which in texworks means the "output panel" at the bottom
> of the source window).
> > These have, once again, disappeared at the end of compilation,
> > and I can find no "tab" (or menu entry) labelled "[La]TeX
> > errors".  Where may I find a permanent record of these warnings,
> > and does anyone know why (a) they do not remain on-screen at
> > end of compilation,
> TeXworks doesn't consider that the run ended with an error (based, IIRC,
> on the exit code from the engine that is run), and so by default it hides
> the output panel when the process finishes. You can re-open it manually
> (from the Window menu, I think) to see what was written there, whether
> errors, warnings, or just progress messages. You can also turn off the
> preference to automatically hide it at the end of the run.
> > and (b) they are intermittent -- some runs
> > produce them, others do not, and the source file remains unchanged
> > throughout ?
> That I don't know. Maybe they're always generated, but the timing is such
> that you don't always see them before the console panel is hidden?
> JK
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