[OS X TeX] strange behavior

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Sep 7 14:13:03 CEST 2016

> On Sep 7, 2016, at 7:04 AM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <Zbigniew.Nitecki at tufts.edu> wrote:
> The space was introduced (repeatedly!) by the spellchecker. The file name has no space nor do the calls to it. 
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Sep 7, 2016, at 7:33 AM, Manfred Braun <manfred.braun at uni-due.de> wrote:
>> Just to be sure, is it  “format macros”  (with space, as you wrote) or  “formatmacros”  (without)?
>> Manfred
>>>> On Sep 6, 2016, at 4:18 PM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <Zbigniew.Nitecki at tufts.edu> wrote:
>>>> What should I look for in the following situation?
>>>> I have a large book project, essentially finished, recently I tweaked one figure and went to typeset the ms. for the final version.
>>>> I got an error message: undefined control sequence.  The macro in question, called \bookans, inserts a list of exercises whose answers are given in the back of the book.  It is defined in a style file called formatmacros.sty, which was initially called by another style file, calculusmacros.sty, in the form
>>>>> \RequirePackage[sectiontheorem,indexdefs]{format macros}
>>>> (along with a few other style files).  
>>>> The macro has been used successfully in the same project in the past, but I decided maybe the call was buried too deeply so I Commented out \usepackage{calculusmacros} and wrote in all the calls, using \usepackage instead of \RequirePackage, into the preamble to the master source file.  In any case, the error message continues. I am getting a similar message for two other macros, one defined in the same style file, the other in a different file, also initially called by calculusmacros.sty.  All of these macros never gave me trouble before this particular run.


Turn off the automatic spelling correction; it's the work of the devil! Uncheck the `Correct spelling automatically' box in the Text tab of the Keyboard Pane of System Preferences.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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