[OS X TeX] TeXShop engine problem?
stephenmoye at cox.net
Sat Feb 19 10:45:25 EST 2005
On Feb 19, 2005, at 9:17 AM, Maarten Sneep wrote:
> On 19 feb 2005, at 15:01, Stephen Moye wrote:
>> I checked permissions, owner and group and they are all the same as
>> other functioning .engine's in the /Engines folder.
>> The file is utf-8.
> Which file: the script, or the xetex souce? In that case: make it
> ASCII (though it should not make a difference with the characters that
> are in there, but there may be a byte order mark (BOM) in the way).
I have tried a number of possibilities, but nothing seems to make a
difference. If Genealogue is referenced from the engines menu, the log
is blank, and if I use the %& mechanism, TeX complains of undefined
>> XGenealogue (the XeTeX .xfmt used by the Genealogue .engine) works
>> perfectly from the commandline.
>> When I attempt to typeset a document using Genealogue (using either
>> the %& mechanism or from the menu -- it does show up there), the log
>> file is blank and nothing happens -- no typesetting is done, but no
>> errors show either. All of the other .engine's (including one I
>> modified for XeTeX specifying legal landscape paper) work ok.
> If you run, in the terminal:
> ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/Genealogue.engine yourfile.tex
> you should get some more feedback. I'm not sure how TeXShop handles
> the working directory,
> but the alternative script below should make that clear.
From the command line I get this:
10:33: Genealogy_Folder ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/Genealogue.engine
10:34: Genealogy_Folder cd ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/
I am at my wits' end...
> WD=`dirname "$1"`
> FN=`basename "$1"`
> echo "Dir=$WD; Filename=$FN"
> cd "$WD"
> xetex -xfmt=XGenealogue -papersize=14in,8.5in "$FN"
> # end of script.
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