[OS X TeX] Re: LaTeX and APA

LuKreme kremels at kreme.com
Sun Mar 20 14:31:20 CET 2011

On 19-Mar-2011, at 12:38, Alan Munn wrote:
> 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.

I've done it three times in a row.

1. Launch TeXWorks (0.2.3 (r.466))
2. Paste in some LaTeX.
3. Command-T

Save location is /Applications/TeX

4. Change to ~/Documents/TeX
5. Save document.
6. Quit TeXWorks and go back to step 1.

"He has never been known to use a word that might send a reader to the
dictionary." - William Faulkner (about Ernest Hemingway).

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