[texworks] Problem: TeXworks 0.4.6 (official) crashes

Hironobu YAMASHITA h.y.acetaminophen at gmail.com
Tue May 12 06:28:20 CEST 2015

Thank you Stefan,

> What Windows version are you using?
This problem was observed on both Windows 7 and Windows 8  when
using TeXworks 0.4.6 with Qt5.1, as reported in Japanese users' forum.

Hironobu Yamashita​

2015-05-12 12:52 GMT+09:00 Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com>:

>  Hi,
> On 08.05.2015 03:45, Hironobu Yamashita wrote:
> From the version 0.4.6 of TeXworks, if a user clicks the red cross sign on
> the left
> upper part when the typeset procedure returns the error, TeXworks hangs.
> This event can be observed only when a typeset program calls child
> process, for example
> "xelatex.exe" (which calls internally "xetex.exe"), and for Japanese users
> using
> "ptex2pdf.exe" (which calls "platex.exe" and "dvipdfmx.exe" successively).
> So far, I did not manage to reproduce this problem (with xelatex) on
> either Windows XP (which I know is no longer supported; but I have it
> easily accessible from my development environment) or Ubuntu 15.04. What
> Windows version are you using?
>  Could you rebuild & redistribute TeXworks with Qt5.3?
> Thanks for looking into this in so much detail. I am working on rebuilding
> TeXworks with Qt 5.4.1... (but building Qt takes quite some time ;))
> Kind regards,
> Stefan
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