[XeTeX] [texworks] Alternative location for output PDF files (and, ideally, all non-source files)

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Thu Oct 30 11:12:51 CET 2014

Dear Philip,

> This does indeed work as hoped, but it introduces two new problems, one 
> of which I have solved (TeX no longer finds the generated auxiliary 
> files -- solution :  add parent directory of output directory and all 
> sub-directories thereof to TEXINPUTS.xetex in "texmf.cnf") and one of 
> which is causing real problems :  TeXworks no longer knows where the 
> output file is, so no longer refreshes the previewer after a successful 
> compilation.  Can anyone advise how to work around this, please ?

After a compilation, open the PDF in the
output directory manually by TeXworks, since TeXworks
cannot find the PDF as you experienced.
And continue editing and compiling.
Here preview window is refreshed by this way.


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