[OS X TeX] Re: Alpha -> TeXShop

david craig dac at panix.com
Fri Jan 5 23:06:54 EST 2007

On Fri, 5 Jan 2007, david craig wrote:
> Mac OS X 10.3.9, TeXShop 1.43, AlphaX 8.0.2.  I recently switched my TeX 
> program in Alpha from OzTeX to TeXShop, since Andrew has EOL'd OzTeX. 
> "Configure for external editor" is ticked.
> When I send files directly to TeXShop from Alpha with cmd-T, they don't 
> complile.  The console indicates that "\documentclass" is an undefined 
> control sequence. [!]  Yet, if I then just click on "Typeset" in the TeXShop 
> preview window, the file compiles fine.

Aha!  Seems that in Alpha, TeX Mode -> Process -> TeX Program was set to 
"pdftex" and not "pdflatex".  Switching made the difference.

David Craig


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