[OS X TeX] TeXshop and Makefiles/preprocessor and multiple .tex files

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Tue Feb 22 07:41:31 EST 2005

On 22 Feb 2005, at 12:22 pm, Johan Glimming wrote:

> Finally, as a side-order probably out of scope of this list, can I 
> pass thesis.tex to my Makefile like this "make pdf thesis.tex" instead 
> of having the FILE=thesis.tex declaration inside my Makefile?

I believe you should be able to set a variable on the command line by 
saying something like

	make pdf FILE=thesis.tex

and this will override any setting in the Makefile for that same 


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