[texworks] 2 instances of texworks at the same time

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Oct 17 22:29:40 CEST 2009

On Oct 17, 2009, at 3:12 PM, Martin Friedrich wrote:

> Hi
> I'm new to this list but i love texworks since it's included in  
> Miktex 2.8 :-) Very great peace of software!
> I've got a short question:
> is there a way to open texworks (editor and pdf-viewer) two times  
> with different documents?
> The idea is to put the 2 instances of texworks on different monitors  
> or virtual desktops (e.g. using dexpot) to be able to copy several  
> parts of one document to another new one in a very comfortable way...
> steps:
> Instance no.1:
> find the desired part in the pdf
> jump to the code (synced)
> copy it
> switch to instance no.2
> paste the code
> compile it
> check the appearance in the pdf
> switch back to instance no.1
> find the next wanted part in the pdf
> ...
> Best regards from Hannover, Germany
> Martin


I'm not familiar with Windows, but can't you just open both documents  
in TeXworks and move the windows around?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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