Time for action – writing our first document with TeXworks
Our first goal is to create a document that's printing out just one sentence. We want to use it to understand the basic structure of a LaTeX document.
- Launch the TeXworks editor by clicking on the desktop icon or open it in the Start menu.
- Click on the New button.
- Enter the following lines:
This is our first document.
- Click on the Save button and save the document. Choose a location where you want to store your LaTeX documents, ideally in its own folder.
- In the drop-down field in the TeXworks toolbar, choose pdfLaTeX:
Click the Typeset button ...