[OS X TeX] Applications called by 'Typeset' in TeXShop

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Sep 10 16:04:00 CEST 2004

On 9/10/04 1:00 AM, "Malcolm Ross" <Malcolm.Ross at anu.edu.au> wrote:

> In TeXShop 1.35 the user has the option of setting the program and the
> encoding at the beginning of the .tex or .ltx file to be typeset, and I
> find it convenient to place the two lines below at the top of my file:
> %&program=xelatex
> %&encoding=UTF-8 Unicode
> This works fine, except when I want to run BibTeX. Switching the button
> to the right of the 'Typeset' button to 'BibTeX' has no effect, as the
> setting of that button is overridden by the top line of the file
> (%&program=xelatex) and the 'Typeset' button runs XeLaTeX, not BibTeX.
> The only way to run BibTeX is to temporarily delete the top line of the
> file, run BibTeX from the 'Typseset' button, then reinsert the top line
> of the file.
> My question is: Is my description above correct? Or is there a better
> way? Am I missing something? I don't mind doing things this way, but it
> seems rather clumsy.
> Malcolm


I believe typing Shft-Cmd-B will run BibTeX. Look under the Typeset Menu.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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