# [TriLUG] LaTeX gurus: is it possible to ignore lines on 'include'

Douglas Kojetin djkojeti at unity.ncsu.edu
Wed Mar 24 21:00:56 EST 2004

andrew (or anyone else)-

just curious -- what software do you use to keep track of journal
articles?  i'd like to get away from Endnote (grumble).

thanks,
doug

On Mar 24, 2004, at 8:07 PM, Andrew Perrin wrote:

> If you're willing to share, I'd appreciate seeing the solution to
> this. I
> don't know make, so don't use makefiles, so my usual solution is to
> create
> a preamble.tex file, then the main document is:
>
> \input{preamble}
> \include{...}
> \end{document}
>
> but that still requires some fiddling to LaTeX just particular
> chapters; I
> end up either having lines in those chapters that are commented out
> when
> running the whole book, or alternatively using shell files (i.e., files
> with only one \include{} in them), or sometimes using \includeonly.
> None
> of these is optimal!
>
> ap