[OS X TeX] Re: Hide temporary files created by TeXShop

Rick Gray rick at mail.clm.utexas.edu
Mon Sep 17 19:30:35 EDT 2007

On Sep 17, 2007, at 6:07 PM, Alan Litchfield wrote:

> On 18/09/2007, at 10:36 AM, Markus S wrote:
>>> The only time I delete  them is when there is an error that  
>>> necessitates it.  Quite properly,  that is the only time you need  
>>> to remove those files or when the job  is completed and the  
>>> auxiliary files are no longer going to be kept  (archived).
>> That is exactly what I do (delete after certain errors and for  
>> archiving).
>>> But if you want to delete them every time, why not make an  
>>> Automator  file that runs both processes?
>> No, I don't want to delete them every time. I don't want to see  
>> them. Except for the .bst file, I never ever really need to see or  
>> touch these files (the only reason wanting to see them is when you  
>> want to delete them for reasons listed above, what I have to do  
>> occasionally on Windows helping my colleagues with compilation  
>> errors, but for that we already have command).
> Sorry, my mistake. To be honest, to achieve what you want within  
> the file system would require substantial rewriting of the various  
> applications code, or...
> Perhaps one could write a package along the lines of the  
> \graphicspath command that is part of graphicx?
> TeXShop is only a previewer for TeX/LaTeX and uses the typesetting  
> system to produce documents. As such, whatever file is processed  
> needs to run with the typesetting system. Whatever you do at a  
> TeXShop program level is likely to produce errors with specific  
> packages and programs.

has anyone tried this solution entitled "Hide temporary files created  
by TeXShop":

I don't mind seeing all the files, so I didn't bother trying it, but  
it looks like it should work.


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