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

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Feb 4 02:18:07 CET 2010

On Feb 3, 2010, at 6:43 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> 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.


How does TeXshop ``know'' that \jobname refers to the chapter root file if you simply open the chapter file and try to typeset? Don't you have to open the chapter-control file separately and typeset that?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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