[OS X TeX] TexShop and AppleScript

Sergei Mariev serguei.mariev at campus.lmu.de
Sat Nov 20 03:34:02 EST 2004

Thanks a lot, it is exactly what I was looking for!

>On Nov 19, 2004, at 1:48 AM, Sergei Mariev wrote:
>>this might be a very simple question, the fact is I know very 
>>little about AppleScript...
>>What is the correct way to tell the TexShop (I am using v. 1.34 
>>now) to paste the content of the clipboard (text) at cursor in the 
>>front document?
>tell application "TeXShop"
>	set the selection of the front document to (the clipboard as text)
>end tell
>>(I get some information through a perlscript, then pipe it to the 
>>clipboard and want to paste it at cursor.)
>Is your perl script running separately, or are you running that via 
>applescript as well?
>If you can run it from your applescript, you can get the value 
>directly, rather than redirecting it
>through the clipboard:
>   set my_str to do shell script "echo \"simple\""
>More details on "do shell script" at apple:
>   http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn2002/tn2065.html
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