[OS X TeX] Quitting *Tex from the command line

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Jul 20 15:52:41 EDT 2006

On Jul 20, 2006, at 2:43 PM, Rick Hogg wrote:

> Hello,
> Just a quick question about command line Tex:
> If I type "latex" in a terminal window without any
> options or file names, I get a welcome message and a
> prompt.  If I type anything Tex says that it can't
> find the file and to type another file name.  How do I
> break this vicious cycle and exit tex?  Just typing
> exit, quit, or even CTRL-Z or CTRL-C don't work and I
> have to close the window and reopen.  Surely there's a
> better way.
> Thanks


Try typing an x and then return.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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