[OS X TeX] TeXShop macro "Select class options"
hills_tex at tina.stanford.edu
Mon Aug 30 14:39:27 EDT 2004
On Aug 30, 2004, at 6:23 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 30 Aug 2004, at 1:20 pm, Curtis Clifton wrote:
>> You might enjoy AppleScript, The Definitive Guide from O'Reilly.
>> It's far better than any of the online documentation that I've found,
>> covering many of the gotchas with AppleScript.
> I don't have the O'Reilly book, but it has to be more helpful than the
> Language Guide that's on the Apple developer site, surely!
> I think one of the reasons I hardly ever use AppleScript is that I
> find the documentation so fragmentary and obscure, but have never
> quite had sufficient motivation to buy a third-party book. When I get
> stuck, I usually just trawl through existing scripts looking for
> fragments I can plagiarize. :-)
I would also highly recommend taking a look at Apple's "AppleScript
Guidebook: Essential Sub-Routines":
Apple's guide is still one of the better introductions to
Applescript--the language really hasn't changed much since then (it was
designed to implement a core set of ideas, with most of the
functionality provided by applications/scripting extensions/etc.
Available on the web:
available as a PDF:
The rumor is that MacOS 10.4 will include extensive development of
BTW, what were the issues that the new TeXShop "--applescript direct"
was supposed to resolve? (something about problems caused by launching
(still trying to come to terms with today's updates... TeXShop and
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