[OS X TeX] Still trying...
stefan at walsen.net
Wed Apr 7 11:50:25 EDT 2004
Curtis Clifton wrote:
> On Apr 7, 2004, at 10:14 AM, Herb Schulz wrote:
>> I'm back to trying to write an Applescript that does a search for the
>> occurrence of a particular character and then select that character
>> TeXShop. I can get the search to work fine but that doesn't select the
>> character, it returns the character position in the file. Even though
>> selection is a defined object in the TeXShop Applescript library I get an
>> error when I try to set its position, length and contents to the required
>> value. Is it read only?
> I recall successfully setting the selection in TeXShop via Applescript
> in the past, but I can't find the code that I used.
same here :)
I tried it from scratch ... This works for me:
tell application "TeXShop"
set searchString to "#" -- or whatever you're looking for
set searchOffset to (offset of selection of front document) +1
search front document starting from searchOffset for searchString
set offset of selection of front document to the result -1
set length of selection of front document to 1
--end of script
Setting the offset of the search to the current cursor position +1
prevents the script from finding the same character every time when
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