[OS X TeX] TeXShop engine problem?

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Sat Feb 19 10:53:58 EST 2005

On 19 feb 2005, at 16:45, Stephen Moye wrote:

> 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 
> macros.

That is not an answer to my question: the script itself should _not_ be 
in UTF-8.

>>> 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 
> GeneTSTest2.tex
> 10:34: Genealogy_Folder cd ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/

?? chould you add a few more echo statements to your script, that 
should at least show where you're going. That second line, is that a 
command _you_ typed, or is it output from the script?


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