[OS X TeX] foo.pdf is still in use
Justin C. Walker
justin at mac.com
Mon Mar 23 13:25:37 EDT 2009
On Mar 23, 2009, at 06:38 , epicurus at forallx.net wrote:
> Ever since TeXShop 2.25 came out, the following has been bugging the
> heck of of me.
> I make a pdf with TeXShop. I close the pdf and all other TeXShop
> windows, but do not quit the program. I move the pdf to the trash.
> I attempt to empty the trash. I get a message from Finder that says
> foo.pdf couldn't be deleted because it's still in use. Even though
> it's NOT still in use.
> If I quit TeXShop and try to empty trash, it succeeds.
> This did not happen in TS 2.21, but started with 2.25 and continues
> in 2.26.
> Has anyone else seen this? I'm running 10.5.6 on intel.
I just tried this on a fresh upgrade (2.25 -> 2.26) of TeXShop, and I
don't see the problem.
I typeset a PDF, dragged it to the trash, and then emptied the trash.
The PDF was removed without complaint.
I am likewise using 10.5.6 on Intel (Power Mac).
Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon-At-Large, Director
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