[OS X TeX] Spaces in the filename

Sam Bradley sam.bradley at me.com
Tue Nov 24 09:51:53 EST 2009

Hi, I thought spaces in the file name may have been my problem with  
indexes, but removing the spaces did not fix the problem.  I am  
begining to think I am missing the Makeindex program.  I just loaded  
TexLive brand new last week.  I am running it on Snow Leopard.   
Thanks.  Sam.

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Sam E. Bradley, Jr.
Sam.bradley.jr at gmail.com

On Nov 24, 2009, at 5:57 AM, Josep Maria Font <jmfont at ub.edu> wrote:

> El dia 24/11/2009, a les 03:51, Alan T Litchfield va escriure (in  
> another thread):
>> Note that I also removed the spaces in the file name.
> I know that it is not recommended to put spaces in filenames,  
> although TeXShop is now able to cope with them. Generally speaking.  
> Recently I received a file from a colleague with a space in its  
> name, and without noticing this I successfully typeset it... but  
> synchronization was not working. Intrigued with this, I finally  
> noticed that the created .synctex.gz file had been named "file  
> name.synctex".gz, including the space and the quotation marks. I  
> then removed the space and everything was fine.
> I thought this was an interesting behaviour to share. (And,  
> incidentally, this is perhaps what was happening to the OP of the  
> thread "Need Help with Indexes"). One more reason to not include  
> spaces in filenames.
> Best,
> JMaF
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