[NTG-context] Setting up TeXworks

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue May 17 14:59:47 CEST 2016


On 5/17/2016 2:39 PM, Thomas Fehige wrote:
> Whew, I've got it running, finally.
>
> For some reason, TeXworks needs to tell mtxrun explicitly where its
> texmf-tree is located. Meaning, an additional argument is required in
> TeXworks's starter setup, which now looks like this:
>
> name: ConTeXt MkIV
> command: mtxrun
> arguments:
>     --tree=/usr/local/context/tex        <-- this is the one!
>     --autogenerate
>     --script
>     context
>     $fullname
>
> In the "Paths to TeX and friends" list I have
>
>     /usr/local/context/texmf-linux-64
>     /usr/local/context/bin
>
> as the top two entries.
>
> I don't know what exactly is going on here, so I don't feel confident to
> add this to the wiki, but maybe someone else does and will.

Using --tree is quite ok for this. Maybe TeXworks sets some environment 
variable that interferes otherwise. Normally using the full path should 
also work, so

/usr/local/context/texmf-linux-64/mtxrun

don't add /usr/local/context/bin to the path as it's only used when updating

Hans

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