[texworks] Missing TexWorks folder when installed with MikTex 2.8
esperanto at swing.be
Thu Mar 18 16:34:07 CET 2010
Bruce Allison a écrit :
> I am a new user of TeXworks. I had used WinEdt for years but became
> increasingly frustrated with the complete absence of readable WinEdt
> documentation. (Yes it has great features, but who can figure out how
> to use them?)
> I recently installed the new version of MikTex (2.8) which comes with
> TeXworks as part of the installation. After installation, I ran
> Texworks and compiled a tex file. It compiled without problem and
> displayed the correct pdf file.
> Unfortunately though, there are problems with my installation of
> TeXworks. The manual states that "when you start the program the
> first time, it creates a folder named TeXworks in your home folder".
> This did not happen. I searched the entire hard disk and the only
> folder with this name contains just the documentation.
> Probably as a result of this problem, several of the documented
> features of the program don't work.
> (1) SyncTexing doesn't work. Ctrl-click doesn’t do anything in the
> preview window or in the source window.
> (2) Jump to the pdf file from the context menu in the source file
> doesn't work.
> (3) Balance delimiter does nothing.
> I am reluctant to download TeXworks and reinstall the program, as the
> version I have is "adapted to the MiKTeX distribution" (according to
But still I would suggest to download the "official" distributin and
I am using TeXworks (not the MikTeX version) with MikTeX under Windows
XP and it works perfectly.
> Does anyone have any suggestions to solve these problems? I run
> TeXworks and Miktex 2.8 under Windows XP. Thanks.
> Bruce Allison
> P.S. I apologize if this has appeared twice--I tried to post an
> earlier version on the weekend as my first post and it did not appear.
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