# [OS X TeX] Wish for TeXShop : attach custom icon to a given file

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Feb 25 20:41:29 CET 2014

On Feb 25, 2014, at 1:12 PM, Michael Sharpe <msharpe at ucsd.edu> wrote:

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> On Feb 23, 2014, at 10:34 AM, Iraj Kalantari <I-Kalantari at wiu.edu> wrote:
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>> As an option, can TexShop when typesetting *myfile.tex*, use the name   *zzmyfile.aux* instead of *myflie.aux*? (And similarly.)
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>> Reason: One might typeset *myfile.tex* and then change a few things, use a related new name, and run *myfile2.tex*.  It would be nice if all auxiliary files of all versions could go to the bottom of the alphabetical list of the files in the working folder.
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>> Iraj.
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>> On Feb 23, 2014, at 11:29 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
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>>> On Feb 23, 2014, at 10:46 AM, Iraj Kalantari <I-Kalantari at wiu.edu> wrote:
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>>>> Esteemed Experts,
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>>>> Is it possible for TexShop to create a *folder*, when I typeset *myfile.tex*, name that folder *myfileTSAuxiliaries*, and place the auxiliary files (not myfile.pdf) in that folder?
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>>>> Iraj.
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>>> Howdy,
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>>> While pdftex has a -output-directory command line option for its auxiliary files TeXShop will not know about where the files are being placed so it won't find them. I believe that even the .pdf file will be there too. You MAY be able to create a (latexmk) engine that does the right thing but I haven't looked into that and TeXShop still won't find the files.
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>>> Good Luck,
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>>> Herb Schulz
>>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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> If keeping auxiliary files out of sight in the interest of simplicity is the main goal, you might take a look at a macro package LaTeXProject.zip I posted at
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> http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3825336/TeX/index.html
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> The included pdf explains what the macros expect and what they do.
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> Michael

Howdy,

That sounds interesting. I'll have to examine the macros in more detail.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)