[texworks] line numbers Merge and text disappears

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Tue Feb 8 02:45:01 CET 2011

Ok so the problem appeared again ...

[image: TeXworks-02-linenumbersMerge_text-dissapears.jpg]

Using the format menu - turn line numbers off - then turn line numbers on
[image: TeXworks-03-linenumbersMerge_text-dissapears.jpg]

I am sure this hadn't happened for a long time under previous versions of Qt
with Tw.

Put it up as an issue.


On 5 February 2011 21:05, Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2011-02-04 08:56, Paul A Norman wrote:
>> On 3 February 2011 19:56, Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Strange, I've never seen anything like that before. Is it reproducible?
>> Its fickle so far as I can tell yet. Seems more likely to happen to a
>> long document.
> Seems we're still only left with fickle bugs nowadays ;).
> It's also not document-specific (i.e., if it occurs in a document once,
> it also occurs for that doc after restarting Tw), is it?
>>>  And what "lineNumbers=" value does your TeXworks.conf
>>> show
>> I can not find that file I've looked  everywhere
>>  - is it the .ini   in <TeXworks>/TUG/TeXworks.ini that is one that is
> Yes. It's called .conf on Linux, sorry for that - I was not quite sure
> how it's called on Windows (it's Qt implementation-specific).
>> However are line numbers in the current document meant to disappear
>> when you change the preference while in that document(?), because that
>> is not happening.
> No. The preferences setting is sort of a default value used, e.g., for
> new documents. Once a document has a setting, that is no longer affected
> by the preferences. It can be changed in the "Format" menu, though.
>> And is anything of this sort of action stored in TeXworks.ini  with
>> the encoded info in it for recent documents?
> I just checked, and indeed it is (src/TeXDocument.cpp, l. 1364). You
> should be able to disable the recent file list, however, by setting
> maxRecentFiles=0 in TeXworks.ini (though I never tried this).
> Stefan
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