[texworks] word wrap and dollar signs

Stefan Löffler st.loeffler at gmail.com
Sat Nov 28 20:08:50 CET 2015


On 20.08.2015 16:28, Mark Yagnatinsky wrote:
> I upgraded to 0.4.6 somewhat recently, and most of the changes are
> good.  (In particular, hurray for precise SyncTeX!  I don't use hard
> wrap, so I was never able to get better than paragraph level precision
> before, which is especially painful when the paragraph spans a page
> boundary.)


> There is one change that's been annoying me a lot though, and I can't
> find it in the change log which makes me wonder whether my memory is
> playing tricks on me, though I doubt it.  Let's take the sentence
> "Observe that $x$ is never prime".  The old version would keep the
> substring "$x$" on one line.  The new one sometimes breaks it right
> before the second dollar sign.  Sometimes it also breaks things right
> after the first dollar sign.  I like having math stay on one line, and
> I don't like pressing "enter".

Word wrapping is performed automatically by Qt, and it seems they might
have changed something on their end. Is your new version is running on
Qt 5 (from Help > About TeXworks...) rather than Qt 4 as the previous ones?


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