[texworks] Alternative location for output PDF files (and, ideally, all non-source files)

Denis Navas Vega denis.navas at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 19:39:21 CET 2014

El 2014-10-24 a las #4, Philip Taylor escribió:
> To ensure that I can continue to work on an important project in the
> event of computer failure, I have the source directory for this
> projected rooted in my Dropbox directory.  Whilst this works well in
> both backing up the sources to the cloud and (in the background)
> downloading them to another computer, a great deal of resources are
> wasted up backing up the resultant PDF file (50Mb) and a large number
> (almost 250) of small adjunct files (.aux, .idx, .ind, .toc, .log, .etc)
> at very frequent intervals (every time I re-compile the sources, which
> is typically every few minutes).  Is there some way of instructing
> TeXworks and/or XeTeX (whence copies to two lists) to keep all of these
> files in an alternative directory that is not itself rooted in the
> master source directory ?
> Philip Taylor

A different solution is work in a local directory and synchronize this 
directory with your dropbox directory. Use the synchro program to filter 
what files should not include.

Give it a look to 'FreeFile Syns'. It has an option to automatically 

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