[OS X TeX] print the latex source filename

Nathan Paxton napaxton at fas.harvard.edu
Sat Mar 21 17:47:03 CET 2009


	i get the following error with Alain's code:

> ! Missing number, treated as zero.
> <to be read again>
>                    *
> l.63 \printtime
>
> ?
>

	Any ideas as to what could cause this? When i include \thehours and  
\theminutes by themselves, they both come out as "0"/

Best,
-Nathan
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Nathan A. Paxton
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Dept. of Government, Harvard University

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On 21 Mar 2009, at 10:40 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

>
> On Mar 21, 2009, at 6:15 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:
>
>> This records the time when the source file was compiled. The other  
>> code reflects the time when the source file was saved. This does  
>> make a difference: some time vs. a versioning time stamp.
>
> Since I am versioning all by myself …
>
>> BTW: the compile time is usually recorded in the PDF output, so  
>> it's not that useful to put it also in the text body.
>
>
>> You can see it on the command line with pdfinfo (from the xpdf  
>> software), you can see it in Finder's inspector (quite the same  
>> with ⌘-I),
>
> True but when you need an exam and you find a few copies lying on  
> your desk, seemingly just what you need, you do want to check the  
> compile date.
>
>> and you can also check it in Adobe or Acrobat Readers.
>
> No, because all Adobe applications are banned from my computer. (Too  
> invasive.)
>
>> Although recently re-compiled the date of the source file's last  
>> change is recorded. You can have both times by commenting, for  
>> example, the line with ``pdfcreationdate={\@SourceFileDate},%´´ in  
>> the \hypersetup:
>>
>> 	Title:          An UTF-8 LaTeX Example
>> 	Subject:        ISO Latin-1 and ISO Latin-9 characters
>> 	Keywords:       LaTeX, UTF8, ISO, Latin-1, Latin-2, Latin-9, ISO  
>> 8859, LICR
>> 	Author:         Peter Dyballa
>> 	Creator:        LaTeX with hyperref package
>> 	Producer:       pdfTeX-1.40.9
>> 	CreationDate:   Sat Mar 21 11:11:22 2009
>> 	ModDate:        Sat Mar 21 11:11:11 2009
>> 	Tagged:         no
>> 	Pages:          4
>> 	Encrypted:      no
>> 	Page size:      841.89 x 595.276 pts (A4)
>> 	File size:      141162 bytes
>> 	Optimized:      no
>> 	PDF version:    1.4
>
> However, yes, it would be good to have both dates. Because I tend to  
> over-compile because I tend to lose the pdf.
>
>> To implement it, in the preamble:
>>
>> \documentclass[]{<somecls>}
>>
>>    \usepackage{hyperref}						% necessary
>>    \makeatletter
>>    \@ifundefined{pdffilemoddate}{%
>>       \PackageError{sourcetime}{%
>>         pdfTeX >= 1.30.0 required%
>>       }%
>>       \let\pdffilemoddate\@gobble
>>    }{}%
>>    \newcommand*{\SourceFile}[1]{%
>>      \edef\@SourceFileDate{\pdffilemoddate{#1}}%
>>      % empty in case of errors, but don't harm in next comparison
>>      \ifnum\pdfstrcmp{\@SourceFileDate}{\@CurrentSourceFileDate}>0 %
>>        \let\@CurrentSourceFileDate\@SourceFileDate
>>        \expandafter\@ParseDate\@SourceFileDate\@nil
>>        \hypersetup{%
>>          pdfcreationdate={\@SourceFileDate},%
>>          pdfmoddate={\@SourceFileDate}%
>>        }%
>>        \PackageInfo{sourcetime}{%
>>          Using file `#1'%
>>        }%
>>      \fi
>>    }
>>    \newcommand*{\@CurrentSourceFileDate}{}			% produces date form  
>> for PDF info
>>    \expandafter\def\expandafter\@ParseDate 
>> \detokenize{D:}#1#2#3#4#5#6#7#8{%
>>      \year=#1#2#3#4\relax
>>      \month=#5#6\relax
>>      \day=#7#8\relax
>>      \@ParseTime
>>    }
>>    \def\@ParseTime #1#2#3#4#5\@nil{%
>>      \time=\numexpr #1#2 * 60 + #3#4\relax
>>    }
>>    \makeatother
>>    \SourceFile{\jobname.tex}						% execution
>>
>> \begin{document}
>> This is a text body!
>> \end{document}
>>
>>
>> What are the errors you get?
>
> That's the trouble: I am not getting any error. I am not getting  
> anything … other than
>
> This is a text body!
>
> I even tried to move/copy
>
> \SourceFile{\jobname.tex}
>
> to within the document. No error, no stamp that I can see.
>
> So I must be missing something big!
>
>
> Here is the console:
>
> (/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/base/bk11.clo))
> (/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/hyperref/hyperref.sty
> (/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/graphics/keyval.sty)
> (/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/hyperref/pd1enc.def)
> (/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/config/hyperref.cfg)
> (/Users/gpadnom/Library/texmf/tex/latex/kvoptions.sty)
> Implicit mode ON; LaTeX internals redefined
> (/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/ltxmisc/url.sty))
> *hyperref using default driver hpdftex*
> (/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/hyperref/hpdftex.def)
> (/usr/local/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/tex/latex/tools/calc.sty)
> No file DyballaCompile-Save.aux.
> (/Users/gpadnom/Library/texmf/tex/latex/nameref.sty) [1{/usr/local/ 
> gwTeX/texmf.
> local/fonts/map/pdftex/updmap/pdftex.map}] (./DyballaCompile- 
> Save.aux) )</usr/l
> ocal/gwTeX/texmf.texlive/fonts/type1/bluesky/cm/cmr10.pfb>
> Output written on DyballaCompile-Save.pdf (1 page, 11179 bytes).
> Transcript written on DyballaCompile-Save.log.
>
> (Just in case: I am still using gwTeX on 10.4.11)
>
> Hopeful regards
> --schremmer
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