[OS X TeX] Getting Finder to Refresh

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Fri Jan 21 12:06:06 EST 2005

Le 21 janv. 05, à 17:19, Herb Schulz a écrit :

> I'm putting together a Dropscript based on pgn2ltx for converting .pgn 
> Chess
> Game files into skak (actually skaknew) based .tex files. The shell 
> script
> works fine but the Dropscript (you can drop a group of files on it and 
> it
> will convert all the .pgn's to .tex's) but the Finder takes it bloody 
> time
> to refresh and show the new .tex files in the folder. Is there a shell
> command I can add to the script to tell the Finder to refresh window
> contents?

Not sure whether this answers your question, but on 15 January David 
Arnold posted that in a thread "[OS X TeX] mkdir and finder":

On Jan 15, 2005, at 09:47, David Arnold wrote:

> If it really exists, you can avoid the Finder's update delay (bug) by 
> using `open dirname` in the Terminal, where dirname is the directory 
> you created.  I use this all the time to open hidden folders.  
> Force-quitting the Finder is another brute force method of getting it 
> to see newly created files/folders.


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