[OS X TeX] Disaster
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Aug 22 18:54:20 CEST 2015
> On Aug 22, 2015, at 11:23 AM, George Gratzer <gratzer at me.com> wrote:
> This was traumatic, but problems solved.
> On the MacBook Air, somehow it did not read in the definition of \MathOrText,
> causing hundreds of mistakes. I eliminated all, this problem is fixed.
This is very strange. For 2015 LaTeX incorporates fixltx2e in the kernel so the command should always be there; no need to load fixltx2e. I checked this with a very small file and it worked fine.
%%!TEX TS-program = pdflatex
First \TOM\ or \(\TOM\) or $\TOM$.
> Independently, the source file was corrupted, a big chunk replicated itself.
> I have never seen anything like this before.
How did you fix things up? Did you have a backup (I hope so)?
> Coincidence, but who believes in coincidences? Two computers, same time.
Was it really the same time? Both compiling files in their synced DropBox folder?
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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