[OS X TeX] Unwanted blank page

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Tue Jan 3 16:08:53 EST 2006

On 3 Jan 2006, at 17:54, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> Johan Almqvist wrote:
>>>>   \include is _only_ meant for  chapters, where you probably   
>>>> _want_ to start on a new page.
>>> But the little bit that I now know about LaTeX says there has to  
>>> be  a way to get a non-standard \include that will not start on a  
>>> new  page but I don't know how to do it. This, though, is  
>>> precisely what  I need here.
>> \input{file}
> Well, yes, it works but, as mentioned before, I would also need,  
> occasionally,
>    \renewcommand{\input}[1][]{\url}
> and, being that \input{file} is a TeX command and cannot be  
> renewed, I cannot use it.

Now I understand.

> On the other hand, someone suggested I redefine \include by just  
> commenting out \clearpage on the third line (see below) and  
> everything seems to work: Chapters continue to start on odd pages  
> but included files start right away. Go figure.
> The author of the idea, though, wishes to remain anonymous because  
> "[s/he is sure that it violates all  sorts of good latex practice  
> and [s/he] can live without the resulting  grief."

Don't do that, there are good reasons it is defined like that. Define  
a new command instead:

% \setboolean{FinalVersionWithExcersises}{true} %% uncomment this  
line to actually include the excersises
	{Excersises from file \url{#1} will be included here}}

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