[texworks] Trashing aux files

Stefan Löffler st.loeffler at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 10:23:08 CET 2010


On 2010-01-23 16:08, Alain Delmotte wrote:
> Iwan Setyawan a écrit :
>> Sorry if this has been brought up (and resolved) previously (I'm
>> still using r481 on my Ubuntu box).
>> TeXworks offers the ability to trash aux files. I find this function
>> very handy in some cases where I make an error resulting in
>> unsuccessful compilations. However, by default, TeXworks will offer
>> you to trash all aux files (.toc,.aux,.log)  it finds in the current
>> working directory. In my case, this is generally not what I want to
>> do. I just want to clear the 'current_file.aux' file (corresponding
>> to the 'current_file.tex', which I'm editing at the moment). While I
>> can uncheck the other aux files I want to keep, this makes the "Trash
>> aux files" operation needing multiple clicks. It would be better,
>> IMHO, if there's an option for TeXworks to trash only
>> current_file.aux by default.

Curiously, I didn't get this original message. But since it's in the
archives this probably was a problem of my mail program.

> I would suggest to have a button to deselect all files, so only 2
> clicks would be enough!

I like this, so I made a quick patch (see


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