[OS X TeX] TexShop Applescript question

Chris Goedde cgoedde at condor.depaul.edu
Mon Dec 18 15:44:51 EST 2006

On Dec 18, 2006, at 2:21 PM, Jon Hanson wrote:

> Greetings,
> I am trying to write a little macro that will typeset a file that  
> is not the frontmost window in TeXShop.  The situation is this: I  
> am writing in one file (a chapter, which is just the body of the  
> source) and want to typeset a second file (the main document, which  
> contains commands to input the various chapters) in order to  
> refresh the pdf.  I often have many source windows open so  
> switching windows can get cumbersome.

If I understand your request correctly, you don't need applescript to  
do this. Just pick "Set Project Root" from the file menu and set the  
project root file to be your master file. Then when you tex your  
chapter file, TeXShop will tex the master file instead.



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