[OS X TeX] Order of numbered files

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jul 21 12:15:10 EDT 2010

On Jul 21, 2010, at 11:08 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> I suspect this to be at least half OT.
> I have a folder in which there are the files 1.tex, 2.tex, 3.tex ...50.tex
> (1) When I select all the files in that folder and then open them, the order in which they then appear on the screen seems random or perhaps has to do with the time last opened or the phase of the moon or whatever. Is this to be blamed on Steve Jobs or on me?
> (2) When, in TeXShop 2.26 under OS X 10.4.11, I click on Window, the files are listed as 1.tex, 10.tex, 11.tex, 11.tex, ... 19.tex, 2.tex, 20.tex, 21.tex, etc Not as bad but still. Is this to be blamed on Steve Jobs or on me?
> Resigned regards
> --schremmer


Well, neither... the files are sorted ``alphabetically'' so all files starting with `0' will come first (you don't have any of those), `1' come second, etc.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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