[OS X TeX] [TeXShop] input file and master doc compilation

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 01:43:11 CET 2010

On Feb 3, 2010, at 6:41 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Feb 3, 2010, at 5:34 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> I can thus typeset a chapter from both the Content file and from  
>> the Control file. I typeset the whole book once in a while to  
>> update the \addtocounter{page} in the control files.
> Howdy,
> But can you start a compile from one of your chapter files?

Yes I can. Either from the contents file whose %!TEX root = ../ 
Chapters-controls/\jobname.tex calls the control file (the chapter  
root file) or, of course, from the control file itself.

> With the root set to .../\jobname... TeXshop can't possibly find  
> the proper root file from within the Chapter file.

> You've always got to compile from one of your root files and those
> %!TEX root = ../Chapters-controls/\jobname.tex
> are not doing anything.

Your Honor, I am innocent: Nobody told me that so I have been doing  
it for over a year! ;-))

Best regards

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