[texworks] message from TeXworks user(MiKTeX)

Helge Kruse Helge.Kruse-nospam at gmx.net
Wed Sep 1 07:40:32 CEST 2010

Am 01.09.2010 00:54, schrieb Reinhard Kotucha:
> On 31 August 2010 Helge Kruse wrote:
>   >  If you need a directory *listing*, you should open a command prompt
>   >  and enter "dir " (with the blank but without enter). Than you drag
>   >  the directory from the explorer to the command prompt window. The
>   >  directory name is now appended to the command line. Now press
>   >  Enter, you get the listing.
> I just found out that TeXworks offers a much easier way create a nice
> directory listing which certainly (can test it on Linux only) doesn't
> suffer from Windows madness.   Just go to the "File" menu and click on
> "Open ...".  At the bottom of the file select box you can select which
> files you want to see.  Only *.tex files are displayed by default.
Since TeXworks is a (La)Tex-editor this might be a good choice.

But why are you using TeXworks to get a directory listing? The question was:
 > > > Is it sooooo difficult to craeate a directory listing on Windows?

The file open dialog "listing" disappears when you want to continue editing.


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