Re: [OS X TeX] Non–Recovery from Error

Herbert Schulz herbs at
Thu Mar 10 01:53:55 CET 2011

On Mar 9, 2011, at 6:20 PM, Messerschmitt David wrote:

> As a practical suggestion, I do a "typeset" quite often when I am entering any macros or equations.
> That way, when the problem you mention occurs I know exactly where to look for the syntax error.
> Often I will enter a complicated equation incrementally, starting with just the brackets and then adding the
> remainder of the structure, doing a "typeset" with each addition to catch any syntax errors early when they are easy to spot.
> When I do have to remove .aux files, I find that texshop brings up the viewer on the incorrect page on the first "typeset".
> The second "typeset" brings me back to where I was and want to be. If anybody has a workaround on that
> little annoyance I would appreciate it.
> -dave


I wouldn't be surprised that the synctex file is messed up when the aux file is messed up so I doubt there is anything one can do about that.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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