[OS X TeX] Why so severe?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Mar 30 05:13:23 CEST 2007

On Mar 29, 2007, at 6:10 PM, André Bellaïche wrote:

>  My example is :
> \documentclass[11pt]{article}
> \begin{document}
> \input test
> \end{document}
> and
> \documentclass[11pt]{article}
> \begin{document}
> \input{test}
> \end{document}
> The file test.tex contains only the word "test", and no carriage  
> return.
> If I use the first version (without braces), TeXSho freezes  
> instantly, the TeXShop console does not show up, and after some  
> time, when you open the "Force to quit" window, you see the name of  
> TeXShop printed in red. There is no other choice than to quit TeXShop.
> With the second version, everything runs, the console opens up, and  
> shows the lines
> This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6)
> \write18 enabled.
> %&-line parsing enabled.
> entering extended mode
> etc.
> then the pdf window opens up, showing the text "test" printed.
> André Bellaïche


Sorry, I have no problem with either version here. Which TeX  
distribution are you using? I'm using gwTeX on a Powerbook G4.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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