[texworks] Deleting bbl as an Aux file

Alain Delmotte esperanto at swing.be
Mon Jan 30 19:49:49 CET 2012


Le 30/01/2012 18:50, Stefan Löffler a écrit :
> Hi,
> On 2012-01-28 19:57, Colin McLarty wrote:
>> I switched from another front end to TeXworks a few years ago, and it
>> is working well for me.  But it would be very helpful if the Remove
>> Aux Files command would delete the bbl.
>> Every time I have a problem generated by an aux file, it is the bbl
>> file.  Then I have to go to the Open File command, and go to the
>> display box to select "Auxiliary files," and find the offending bbl
>> and delete it.  So "Open File" considers bbls as auxiliary files.  I
>> wish Remove Aux Files would too.
>> Is there a way I can easily modify the Remove command to make it include bbl?
> Yes. You can add the following line to the file
> <resources>/configuration/texworks-config.txt:
> cleanup-patterns:    $jobname.bbl
> For finding the resources director, please have a look at
> http://code.google.com/p/texworks/wiki/TipsAndTricks#Locating_and_customizing_TeXworks_resources
> (as that is system-dependent).
> Putting this topic up for broader discussion, I'd be interested to hear
> what people on this list think about adding .bbl files to the "remove
> auxiliary files" list by default. I usually get them from BiBTeX, but
> are there workflows where they are not generated automatically during
> typesetting (e.g., written by hand, or produced by other applications
> that are not usually run together with LaTeX)? If so, it would be bad to
> offer to delete them by default, otherwise it might be worthwhile.

But when one ask to delete the auxiliary files, one has a 
dialog box where you can select what to delete and what not.

Or am I wrong?


> Cheers,
> Stefan

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