[OS X TeX] Emacs 22.92, %! and TeXShop

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Jan 27 10:10:11 EST 2007

On Jan 27, 2007, at 8:55 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 27.01.2007 um 15:47 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
>> If you use `%%!' will emacsen (etc.) still assume the file is  
>> PostScript? I ask because TeXShop still recognizes the line as a  
>> proper setting; e.g. it will still set the proper engine. Then  
>> folks who use TeXShop to run the engine and display the pdf from  
>> within emacsen would just add the extra `%' at the head of that  
>> line; the rest of use need not worry.
> The short answer on just this fragment: no! The first line has to  
> start at the first column with %!.
> I checked it with a practical TeX(Shop) file.
> --
> Greetings
>   Pete


I asked the question in a peculiar way, sorry. By NO here I assume  
you mean that it works just fine: emacsen don't get confused and  
TeXShop is still happy too.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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