[OS X TeX] Re: LaTeX and APA

Alan Munn amunn at gmx.com
Sat Mar 19 19:38:40 CET 2011

On Mar 19, 2011, at 2:24 PM, LuKreme wrote:

> On Mar 19, 2011, at 6:57, Alan Munn <amunn at gmx.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 19, 2011, at 8:29 AM, LuKreme wrote:
>>> On 18-Mar-2011, at 09:35, Alan Munn wrote:
>>> I get this on a command-T:
>>> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-1.40.11 (TeX Live 2010)
>>> restricted \write18 enabled.
>>> entering extended mode
>>> (./apa test.tex
>>> ! Undefined control sequence.
>>> l.1 \documentclass
>>> [noapacite]{apa}
>> This is because you've used pdfTeX instead of pdfLaTeX to compile your document.  Choose pdfLaTeX from the pulldown menu in the document window.  You can change this to the default in the preferences.
> Ok, I will look for that setting.
> Wouldn't PDFLaTeX be the most used option and therefore the logical default?

Yes it would.  This is fixed in the development version of TeXWorks.

>>> Also, every time I launch TeXWorks, it defaults to saving in the /Applications/TeX/ folder.
>> Once you save somewhere else doesn't this get remembered?
> No.  I have a TeX folder in ~/Documents, and I've saved a few test documents there, but today when I launched it, it saved in the application folder again.

This seems like a bug.  Looking at the bug tracker for TeXWorks, it doesn't look like anyone has reported it.


Alan Munn
amunn at gmx.com

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