# [texworks] Help!

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Jan 7 14:55:55 CET 2013

On Jan 7, 2013, at 7:33 AM, Dona Strauss <D.Strauss at hull.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dear Philip,
>     Many thanks for your prompt reply.
>     I am enclosing a copy of the file which is causing problems, together with a file of definitions that I always use,
> which will be needed to compile my file.
>     Regards,
>        Dona
>
> From: Philip TAYLOR on behalf of Philip TAYLOR
> Sent: Mon 07/01/2013 12:35
> To: Dona Strauss
> Cc: Discuss the TeXworks front end.
> Subject: Re: [texworks] Help!
>
>
> Dona Strauss wrote:
> > Hi!
> >     I'd be very grateful if you could help me with a problem. I'm typing a file in plaintex and I can't compile it because texworks states that there are errors when I am sure that there are none. For example, texworks
> > does not accept $f_{-p}$ or $\langle x_{n_t}\rangle$. I have carefully examined these expressions, and tried retyping them. I do not understand how they can contain errors.
> >
> /Ex nihilo/, they are fine; I imagine that it is in the context in
> which they are being used.  Strip down your code to the shortest
> complete TeX program that demonstrates the problem, then post
> it here : someone will then be able to explain the source of the problem.
>
> Philip Taylor

Howdy,

You are missing a closing $on the previous equation: $\langle x_n\rangle is monochrome...''

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)