[OS X TeX] Some minor problems in TS
warren at phys.washington.edu
Fri Nov 21 22:10:38 CET 2008
Thanks. I notice that when one sets a root file with a chapter file
on top, the program writes a file with the name <chapterfile>.texshop
and this file contains only the name of the root file. It might be
possible to just write my own .texshop files (or duplicate and rename
the existing .texshop files). On the other hand, maybe using the %!
TEX .... construction would be better.
On Nov 21, 2008, at 1:01 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Nov 21, 2008, at 2:30 PM, Warren Nagourney wrote:
>> The root file problem I had was intermittent - even though I set
>> the root file using the menu item, the behavior with some chapter
>> files is correct and with others is not. Perhaps I should use the
>> "%!TEX root = ../Main.tex" in all of the chapter files as
>> mentioned in the help.
> Setting the root file via the File menu item is temporary. The next
> time you open TeXShop it will not be there and you've got to go
> through the rigamarole again. It is always better to place the line
> %!TEX root = <path to root file>
> (or %%!TEX ... or % !TEX ... --- the one above can give a problem
> in the rare case where you print the file via lp in Terminal
> directly to a Postscript printer) in each included file.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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