[texworks] ini path
esperanto at swing.be
Mon Mar 23 09:48:28 CET 2009
OK! It works!
I'll put a note about that in the manual/manuels.
Jonathan Kew a écrit :
> On 22 Mar 2009, at 09:13, Alain Delmotte wrote:
>> perhaps I did not understand well!! (Most probably)
>> "texworks-setup.ini" points to the TeXworks folder in which, in TUG,
>> is the "texworks.ini" file, and it should be in that file that we
>> define "defaultbinpaths".
>> This allows to force using texworks.ini!
>> Am I correct now?
> No, that doesn't sound right. texworks-setup.ini, which is used if
> (and only if) it is found alongside the executable, supports three keys:
> path to store the main preferences file, in .ini format;
> if not specified, prefs are stored in a platform-dependent
> format and location
> path to the user-modifiable texworks configuration resources;
> if not specified, the default location is a "TeXworks" or
> ".TeXworks" folder
> in the user's home directory (exact details platform-dependent)
> initial default paths for tool binaries;
> if not specified, compiled-in defaults will be used;
> in any case, non-existent paths will be discarded, and paths set
> in Preferences
> will override the defaults
> So if you want to force the use of a texworks.ini file for the
> preferences, you should set "inipath" in texworks-setup.ini. (In this
> case, you could also provide a preconfigured texworks.ini itself, in
> the specified location; this could contain bin paths, among other
> I think the important point about "defaultbinpaths", though, is that
> it can set the default binary paths even if you're not providing a
> preconfigured texworks.ini (e.g., on a multi-user system, where each
> user should have separately-stored preferences so you can't set
> inipath to a single, shared location).
> Of course, most users should never have to worry about this. Either
> they install TeXworks separately from a TeX distribution, in which
> case they may have to configure paths as a one-time setup operation if
> the compiled-in defaults don't work for their system; or they get it
> as part of a larger distribution, in which case the packager should
> provide a texworks-setup.ini file with appropriate defaultbinpaths for
> the distro, so that everything works right away.
> Hope that makes sense....
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