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

Josep M. Font jmfont at inicia.es
Mon Nov 5 02:34:27 EST 2007

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

> 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.
> 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 would say this is normal TeX(Shop) behaviour, depending on the  
point at which the previous TeX run was aborted. Anyway,  
trashing .aux files will (almost) never hurt.


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