[TxMt] TM does not consider the % sign in LaTeX

Christian maillists at gmx.de
Fri May 2 14:40:44 UTC 2008

Am 02.05.2008 um 16:34 schrieb Mark Eli Kalderon:

>>>> What a strange behaviour. I typeset the file within TeXShop and  
>>>> it gave me a runaway argument with the precise position in the  
>>>> code. I missed a curly bracket on a \url command. Thats it.
>>> Why does TM responds with such wrong error messages and not with a  
>>> precise one?
>> TM does not try to compile your file, it delegates that task to  
>> pdflatex. So does TeXShop. In theory they are calling the same  
>> program. So I see no reason for the discrepancy. Please provide a  
>> minimal reproducible and clear example.
> Well, differences can arise because of the preference settings in  
> the latex bundle (assuming that they are not overridden by a TeX  
> directive at the start of the document) and by using a different  
> engine in TeXShop. Check to see if the engine corresponds to your  
> preferences in the latex bundle in TM (option command ,). Best, Mark


TeXShop: pdftex
TM: pdflatex

Does this make any difference?


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