[OS X TeX] Applications called by 'Typeset' in TeXShop

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Sep 10 10:46:38 EDT 2004

On 9/10/04 9:04 AM, "Herb Schulz" <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

> On 9/10/04 1:00 AM, "Malcolm Ross" <Malcolm.Ross at anu.edu.au> wrote:
>> In TeXShop 1.35 the user has the option of setting the program and the
>> encoding at the beginning of the .tex or .ltx file to be typeset, and I
>> find it convenient to place the two lines below at the top of my file:
>> %&program=xelatex
>> %&encoding=UTF-8 Unicode
>> This works fine, except when I want to run BibTeX. Switching the button
>> to the right of the 'Typeset' button to 'BibTeX' has no effect, as the
>> setting of that button is overridden by the top line of the file
>> (%&program=xelatex) and the 'Typeset' button runs XeLaTeX, not BibTeX.
>> The only way to run BibTeX is to temporarily delete the top line of the
>> file, run BibTeX from the 'Typseset' button, then reinsert the top line
>> of the file.
>> My question is: Is my description above correct? Or is there a better
>> way? Am I missing something? I don't mind doing things this way, but it
>> seems rather clumsy.
>> Malcolm
> Howdy,
> I believe typing Shft-Cmd-B will run BibTeX. Look under the Typeset Menu.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)


Hmmm... It used to work... Now I can't override the %& line. I think you've
run across a bug. You don't have to eliminate the line; just add another %
in front of it. Maybe the TeXShop commands could just use %%& and, of course
be overridden by the menu commands.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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