[texworks] Measuring in TeXworks

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Jan 4 15:54:26 CET 2011

On Jan 4, 2011, at 1:44 AM, Stefan Löffler wrote:

> I'm not completely sure what you mean. Measuring as with some kind of
> ruler to determine distances? And what does synctex have to do with that?
> Right now, this is not possible, unfortunately. Please note, though,
> that Tw only has a pdf previewer. As the name suggests, it is a tool for
> convenience when writing TeX documents - it's not a full-fledged
> replacement for a dedicated viewer. However, measuring distances could
> be a great addition for working on layouts, so please add this as a
> feature request at http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/list.

Just use an on-screen ruler utility:


There're similar things for Windows and other OSs.


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.

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