[texworks] Please test the new macOS build

Duncan Murdoch murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Tue May 4 14:05:31 CEST 2021

Okay, with that override it starts and all my tests succeeded.  Some 
notes mixed with your questions.

> Some things I can think of that should be tested:
> * Does it work on all officially supported macOS versions (10.14 Mojave, 
> 10.15 Catalina, 11.0 Big Sur)?

Looks fine on macOS Catalina 10.15.7.

> * Are fonts in PDFs displayed correctly?
> * Does 
> https://github.com/TeXworks/texworks/raw/master/modules/QtPDF/unit-tests/base14-fonts.pdf 
> display correctly? 
> (https://github.com/TeXworks/texworks/blob/master/modules/QtPDF/unit-tests/base14-fonts-1.png 
> shows how it should roughly look like)
> * Does 
> https://github.com/TeXworks/texworks/raw/master/modules/QtPDF/unit-tests/poppler-data.pdf 
> display correctly? 
> (https://github.com/TeXworks/texworks/blob/master/modules/QtPDF/unit-tests/poppler-data-1.png 
> shows how it should roughly look like)

Both look fine.

> * Does the support for non-English text/non-latin fonts work correctly?
> * Are images in PDFs displayed correctly? (especially "weird image 
> formats", images with masks, images with peculiar color spaces and/or 
> color profiles, ...; but of course also the "average jpeg")

Regular PNG and PDF graphics files display fine; I don't have other formats.

> * Does TeX and related programs work as expected?


> * In particular, does the font support of XeTeX/XeLaTeX work as expected?

I don't have any tests for that.

Duncan Murdoch

> * Anything else you can think of that is important for your work with 
> TeXworks
> As you might have guessed from the list above, the my worries are less 
> about the internals/functions of TeXworks itself, but rather about how 
> it interacts with other programs (such as TeX) and/or libraries (e.g., 
> for PDF rendering).

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