[OS X TeX] Order of numbered files

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 12:30:01 EDT 2010

On Jul 21, 2010, at 12:15 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> 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
> Howdy,
> 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.

(2)True but that is not the way the finder shows them in the folder.  
So why should it be different in the Window menu?

and how about (1)?

Resigned regards

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