[OS X TeX] 1999

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Thu May 2 19:38:44 EDT 2013

On May 2, 2013, at 6:01 AM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 02.05.2013 um 02:05 schrieb George Gratzer:
>> I get an error message:
> I'd try bisecting the text. Which means: comment one half; when the  
> error is gone, it must be in the commented half. Now comment the  
> good half and uncomment one half (a quarter of the full text) of the  
> bad half. If the error is back, then it's in the uncommented  
> quarter, otherwise it's in the left commented quarter. Now test the  
> first half of the faulty quarter and so on. Step by step you can  
> narrow down the text body with the fatal statement.
> If this does not work, because you always have the error, even when  
> the text body consists of a simple "Hello world", then it must be  
> some STY file and you have to start commenting STY files… with  
> implications like now undefined commands or macros.

That's what I was going to suggest, except that I start with "Forget  
it" and, if it works, add sections one at a time. (No bisection for  
me. I know, I know.)


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