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Problems with two toc's - "I can't write on file *.toc"

Hi

I am trying to add two tables of contents to my document using the
memoir class. I would like tio have a short and a long toc like in the
memoir manual.

I however get an error

I can't write on file 'twoTocs.toc'

where twoTocs.tex is my test document. It seems that the file is
locked by som eother process.

I have used the example by Marting J=F8rgensen:

I have seen elsewhere that other people using windows have the same
problem that the .toc-file is locked by the first \tableofcontents
command, so when the second command is called, the file is locked by
pdflatex.

I am running MikTex+TeXnicCenter on Windows Vista

Any suggestions?

best regards

Kim

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kigha (10)
11/25/2008 9:25:19 AM
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granly wrote:
> Hi
>
> I am trying to add two tables of contents to my document using the
> memoir class. I would like tio have a short and a long toc like in the
> memoir manual.
>
> I however get an error
>
> I can't write on file 'twoTocs.toc'
>
> where twoTocs.tex is my test document. It seems that the file is
> locked by som eother process.
>
> I have used the example by Marting J�rgensen:
>
>
>
> I have seen elsewhere that other people using windows have the same
> problem that the .toc-file is locked by the first \tableofcontents
> command, so when the second command is called, the file is locked by
> pdflatex.
>
> I am running MikTex+TeXnicCenter on Windows Vista
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> best regards
>
> Kim

Here is a very small example, I do not use windows, so could you please
test this on windows. dlfltxbtocconfig is available on CTAN, I use it to
make the short and normal toc in my LaTeX book.

\documentclass[a4paper]{memoir}
\usepackage{lipsum,dlfltxbtocconfig,calc}
\begin{document}
\MakeShortToC
\MakeNormalToC
\chapter{test1}

\section{sec1}

\subsection{subsec1}

\lipsum

\chapter{test2}

\section{sec2}

\subsection{subsec2}

\lipsum

\chapter{test3}

\section{sec3}

\subsection{subsec3}

\lipsum

\end{document}

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daleif2 (2648)
11/25/2008 9:32:54 AM
Am Tue, 25 Nov 2008 01:25:19 -0800 (PST) schrieb granly:

> Hi
>
> I am trying to add two tables of contents to my document using the
> memoir class. I would like tio have a short and a long toc like in the
> memoir manual.
>
> I however get an error
>
> I can't write on file 'twoTocs.toc'
>

> I am running MikTex+TeXnicCenter on Windows Vista
>
> Any suggestions?

This is probably due to a bug in the miktex binaries which has been
resolved in the meantime.

https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=2006498&group_id=10783&atid=110783

So update miktex.

--
Ulrike Fischer

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news21630 (1436)
11/25/2008 11:41:56 AM
Hi daleif and Ulrike

Thank you for both your posts

I had ran the update wizard of MikTeX before writing the post. It
didnt help.

I had seen your remark elsewhere Ulrike, and I assumed that my updated
system would work.

However I gave daleif's example to one of my colleagues, and he could
run it. It turns out he is running MikTeX 2.7 and I was running MikTeX
2.6. I thought that the binaries would be updated for 2.6 also, but I
might be wrong. I am making a clean install of MikTeX 2.7 at the
moment, and I will get back.

thanks again.

Kim


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kigha (10)
11/25/2008 11:55:48 AM
Hi again

It works like a charm now.

So you need to have MikTeX 2.7 to have two toc's,

It is not enough to update MikTeX 2.6 with the update wizard.

Thanks for the help
:o)

Kim

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kigha (10)
11/25/2008 1:07:14 PM
granly wrote:
> Hi again
>
> It works like a charm now.
>
> So you need to have MikTeX 2.7 to have two toc's,
>
> It is not enough to update MikTeX 2.6 with the update wizard.
>
> Thanks for the help
> :o)
>
> Kim

maybe the miktex update does not upgrade it only updates the installed
release.

--

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daleif2 (2648)
11/25/2008 1:39:36 PM
Am Tue, 25 Nov 2008 14:39:36 +0100 schrieb Lars Madsen:

> granly wrote:
>> Hi again
>>
>> It works like a charm now.
>>
>> So you need to have MikTeX 2.7 to have two toc's,
>>
>> It is not enough to update MikTeX 2.6 with the update wizard.
>>
>> Thanks for the help
>> :o)
>>
>> Kim
>
> maybe the miktex update does not upgrade it only updates the installed
> release.

It could also be that the bug sneaked in july in both versions but was
corrected only for 2.7.

--
Ulrike Fischer

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news21630 (1436)
11/25/2008 1:46:34 PM

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