[OS X TeX] TexShop hanging

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Jul 29 17:55:57 CEST 2017

> On Jul 28, 2017, at 10:48 PM, M. Tamer Özsu <ozsut at mac.com> wrote:
> I think I was using pdflatex Herb.
> ==Tamer
> --
> M. Tamer Özsu
> Professor, Cheriton School of Computer Science
> University of Waterloo
> https://cs.uwaterloo.ca/~tozsu
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>> On Jul 28, 2017, at 11:47 PM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>>> On Jul 28, 2017, at 8:50 PM, M. Tamer Özsu <ozsut at mac.com> wrote:
>>> In 3.83 an old problem has re-appeared. When it gives me an error during compilation (pdflatex), TeXShop hangs and I have to force quit and then delete all the auxiliary files before it will work again. I thought this was resolved and I don't recall having it in the previous two versions.
>>> ==Tamer
>> Howdy,
>> How are you compiling your file? Are you using one of the external engines. e.g. pdflatexmk, or one of the internally defined programs, e.g. pdflatex---available directly from the Typeset Menu?
>> Good Luck,
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)


Please try to put the line

% !TEX TS-program = pdflatexmk

at the top of your file and then compile it using Typeset->Typeset (Cmd-T). That will use the pdflatexmk engine to compile your document. Does the problem go away when you use that engine?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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