[OS X TeX] Suspicion of TeXShop bug
Justin C. Walker
justin at mac.com
Mon Nov 28 15:04:06 EST 2005
On Nov 28, 2005, at 11:57 , Chris Goedde wrote:
> On Nov 28, 2005, at 1:46 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:
>> To add to the stream, I have seen Bruno's problem,
>> intermittently. After seeing it a few times, I noticed that that
>> the 'black dot' was absent after typesetting, although the
>> displayed (by TeXShop) PDF was unchanged.
>> When I notice this, I either change the file (which usually
>> works), or dump the aux files (which always works), and typeset
> One thing I've noticed is that the console window doesn't always
> jump to the front when there is an error (I have show console on
> error set in preferences). In those cases, of course, the displayed
> PDF doesn't change. I wonder if that's what's happening in some or
> all of these cases (it could certainly explain why deleting the aux
> file might fix it, if that were the cause of the original error).
In my case, I don't believe this is the explanation. Often, I am
changing text, not commands or adding/deleting math-mode stuff. In
any case, I have the window visible in most cases, and (I think) it
has completed, rather than halted. I will keep this in mind, for
future occurrences, though. Thanks for the observation.
Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon-At-Large
Institute for General Semantics
"Weaseling out of things is what separates us from the animals.
Well, except the weasel."
- Homer J Simpson
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