# chickadee » slatex » process-main-tex-file

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process-main-tex-file FILENAMEprocedure

This procedure will extract all the Scheme code blocks from your TeX files and create fully typeset TeX files from them. These files are written to the current directory and generally named .Z[Z]jobname.tex where jobname is the name of the TeX file being processed. It will generate temporary files named .Z[Z]jobname.scm, which should be removed during processing. The slatex.sty file knows how to find these files and pull them in to replace the raw source code blocks.

The FILENAME argument is the file of the main TeX source file which includes all the others (in short, it's the same one you would provide on the commandline for the latex command). The extension is optional; a .tex will automatically be appended if missing.