# [OS X TeX] TeXShop features I would like to correct (or have corrected)

Tom Koornwinder thk at science.uva.nl
Sun Nov 4 18:44:16 EST 2007

On 02.11.2007 at 10:02 and at 10:19 Andre Bellaiche wrote:

> Some TeXShop features I would like to correct before switching to
> Leopard:
>
> 1. When TeXShop gets into an error, because of a undefined macro,
> e.g., most of the time, after correcting the error, I have to Abort
> and Trash Aux Files before typesetting again. If I don't do it, I get
> into an immediate error.
>
> Some people tell me they never get into this TeXShop behaviour, so I
> think it may be due to incorrect TeXShop Preferences on my computer.

> In case 1, a typical error message is:
>
> Runaway argument?
> ! File ended while scanning use of \@writefile.
> <inserted text>
>                  \par
> l.110 \begin{document}
>
> The immediate cause is an unfinished line in the .aux file, as:
>
> \@writefile
>
> without arguments.

I also experience this annoying TeXShop behaviour, but only if there are
many items (say more than 30) in the tags menu. In a longer document with
sections and subsections you easily reach this number.

Tom Koornwinder