[OS X TeX] TeXShop wish list

Paul Smyth psmythirl at mac.com
Mon Sep 4 13:02:43 CEST 2006

Thanks for that Andre,

That means that \nofiles won't work for me as I use cross-references
in my docs.

Paul

On 4 Sep 2006, at 11:29, André Bellaïche wrote:

>
> Le 4 sept. 06 à 09:50, Martin Stokhof a écrit :
>
>>
>> On 4 Sep, 2006, at 05:30, Jan Rosinski wrote:
>>
>>> The following option in TeXShop Preferences would be useful to me
>>> and maybe other people will find it useful as well. I would like
>>> to have, as an option to select,  'Trash Aux Files when closing a
>>> document'. This option, when checked, would reduce the clutter in
>>> my TeX folders automatically and without any problem since
>>> creating new aux files is very quick. If you do not want it, you
>>> can always uncheck it.
>>>
>>> Jan Rosinski
>>>
>>
>> Perhaps superfluously: adding \nofiles to the preamble of a
>> document will suppres creation of any auxiliary files. Presumably
>> one would want to set this preference on a per document basis, so
>> this give the same functionality (though perhaps not the same ease
>> of use).
>>
>> Hth,
>> Martin Stokhof
>
> This is not exactly what Jan Rosinski is asking for. "\nofiles"
> prevents the creation of the .aux, that may be needed for cross-
> references (\label and \ref). Jan is asking for some device that
> cleans up the directory once the job is finished. For example, when
> the main file is closed. It could also be on a "on demand" basis.
>
> Often enough, I end up with a directory containing 15 files of each
> type : .tex, .aux, .pdf, .log. I have to sort them "par type" (in
> French), then to put the .aux, .log, .ind into the basket. Then I
> come back to the alphabetical order.
>
> I understand this can be done by an Apple script or a Unix script,
> but I am not sure that all of us have time to learn Applescript or
> Unix. And how would you manage so the script can be called from
> anywhere : by programming an new jey-combination ? Is it possible ?
>
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