[OS X TeX] Two problems with TeXworks

"M. Tamer Özsu" ozsut at mac.com
Wed Feb 23 04:29:04 EST 2011

On 2011-02-23, at 4:44 PM, Joseph Wright wrote:

> On 23/02/2011 08:38, Manuel Pouring-Gonnard wrote:
>> First, I noticed that when I "close" TeXworks by using the red button at the top
>> left of the main window, I can't reopen it later from the dock as I would do
>> with any other application (firefox, safari, OOo, etc). I need to first quit it
>> (either right clic -> quit from the dock or cmd-Q from inside the app). Am I
>> doing anything wrong? Is it a (known) bug?
> You need to do File -> New (Cmd-N) to get a new TeXworks window on the
> Mac (I've always found it a bit odd, but I guess I've got used to it).

It is actually not that odd -- when you click on that red button, you are not quitting the application, but only closing the window. If you check it, you will see that TeXworks is still running. So, you need to open a new window (as you indicate), not restart the application.


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