[OS X TeX] Some minor problems in TS

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 16:56:32 CET 2008

On Nov 21, 2008, at 10:13 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> 3. Is there any way to always automatically remove the .aux files
> after an unsuccessful typeset?  I always get another error if I don't
> remove them.
> Under Trash AUX File in the TeXShop Help Panel:
> ... Sometimes more extensive cleanup is needed. For example, if a  
> book is controlled by main.tex, and chapters are in subfolders  
> accessed with commands like \include{chapter1/chapter1}, then  
> typesetting the book will create main.aux, main.pdfsync, and  
> main.log in the main folder, and chapter1.aux in the chapter1 folder.
> The required extensive cleanup can be done by holding down the  
> option key while choosing "Trash AUX Files." In this case:
> 	• "%!TEX root" and Root File information will be used to find the  
> root document and its folder
> 	•  All files with appropriate extensions in this folder or any  
> subfolder will be moved to the trash, regardless of the name of the  
> file
> There is a way to make this behavior the default behavior for  
> "Trash AUX Files" even if the option key is not down:
> defaults write TeXShop AggressiveTrashAUX YES

That is indeed the problem with the Mac: it taught us never to read  
the documentation.

Grateful regards,

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