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Update texworks to 0.6.4

Authored by algent on Mon, Mar 16, 11:02 AM.




  • New features and improvements
    • Add shortcut (Ctrl+Shift+J) to invoke SyncTeX at the cursor position
    • Make shortcuts for autocompletion configurable
    • Make "Auto-Follow Focus" configurable in the preferences
    • Make editor line spacing customizable
    • Make console output accessible by keyboard; among other thigs, this makes the console work with screen readers
    • Migrate to a more powerful regular expressions engine (e.g. for finding and replacing)
  • Bug fixes
    • Fix opening empty files
    • Fix the highlighting of TeX commands that include non-ASCII characters
    • Fix the auto-closing of PDFs with the associated TeXs
    • Fix the PDF display on high-dpi screens like Retina displays
    • Properly handle "&" for recent files menu
    • Fix syntax highlighting in the "New from template" dialog
    • Sort interface locales alphabetically in the preferences
    • Don't show invalid PDF page sizes in the meta data dock
    • Properly show the PDF file size in the meta data dock even for locked or invalid files
    • Fix the conversion of Lua tables in Lua scripts
    • Fix the installation of icons on *nix platforms
  • Misc
    • Update translations
    • Update libraries for pre-built binaries
    • Modernize and restructure the code to improve quality, stability, maintainability, and the possibilities for future enhancements
    • Discontinue Qt4 support; TeXworks uses the more modern Qt5 exclusively now

Signed-off-by: Algent Albrahimi <>

Test Plan

Run application. Create and open a couple of TeX files. Check spelling and compile a few pdf files.

Diff Detail

R3031 texworks
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Event Timeline

algent created this revision.Mon, Mar 16, 11:02 AM
algent requested review of this revision.Mon, Mar 16, 11:02 AM
JoshStrobl accepted this revision.Thu, Mar 19, 5:19 PM
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LGTM and thanks for the sane changelog 👍

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Thu, Mar 19, 5:19 PM
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