[texworks] Scripting root file behaviour
Henrik Skov Midtiby
henrikmidtiby at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 20:18:08 CEST 2012
I think you can activate the compilation of the current document with
Something similar should be available for all the open documents 
The idea is to get the window of the main document and trigger the
compilation from there.
There might be a better solution somewhere, but I have no knowledge of it (yet).
On 9 April 2012 23:36, Thomas Fehige <thomas at fehige.de> wrote:
> I'm trying to get the behaviour in TeXWorks that WinEdt offers with their
> application-wide "main file" setting. There, the root file is set (or
> un-set) once by the user and then, no matter which file you are working on,
> the typesetting command will either run the "main file" or, if none is set,
> the file in the present window.
> I've managed to set a global variable to contain the present file name and
> to retrieve that file name. I guess I'd also manage to save it when TW
> closes and load it again at the next start. But I have no clue how I can
> access/change the file name that is sent to the typesetting program. Any
> Thank you all -- Thomas
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