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