[texworks] integrating TeX Works into TeX Live

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Sun Mar 15 14:43:04 CET 2009

On So, 15 Mär 2009, Stefan Löffler wrote:
> Hang on, maybe I understood you all wrong. I just checked my system
> (Linux/Ubuntu) and I don't have a $TEXMFCONFIG environmental variable

That was a kpathsea library, 
	kpsewhich -var-value TEXMFCONFIG

> BTW (a little off-topic): is there a (portable) way to determine those
> directories if $TEXMF... is not defined? And could that be used to get
> an overview over the installed packages?


> As a matter of fact, there already is an USB mode. You can override all
> configurations by putting a file named "texworks-portable.ini" in the TW
> application directory (see
> http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/detail?id=95 for more
> information). So for just taking the configurations with you on some

I couldn't find any more details in that issue, maybe you know: Is it
possible to put *ANY* configuration into that .ini file?

If yes that would be exactely what I was looking for ...

Best wishes


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