[texworks] Distiller

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jan 20 14:32:02 CET 2010

On Jan 19, 2010, at 8:15 PM, David Arnold wrote:

> All,
> I am trying to follow a tip given by Bruno Voisin some time back and set up Texworks to use Acrobat Distiller. I set up the preferences as shown in the attached texworks1.tiff. However, when I try to run this on a file, Texworks reports this error:
> Unknown option --extratexopts "-synctex=1"
> Any suggestions?
> David


How old is your TeX distribution? You need something like TeX Live 2008 or later for synchronization to work using synctex. The error (I'm assuming you mean that TeXworks shows that message in the console output) is harmless.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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