[OS X TeX] Spotlight importers
amaxwell at mac.com
Tue May 10 13:23:13 EDT 2005
On Tuesday, May 10, 2005, at 08:43AM, Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at mac.com> wrote:
>I'm a bit reluctant to edit such low-level file as /.Spotlight-V100/
>_rules.plist (as mentioned by Maarten Sneep in another message from
>this thread) if that can be avoided.
You don't have to do this.
> From another list, it seems the problem is actually different,
>namely that the .tex files inside gwTeX are not associated with any
>importer (even after installing LaTeX.mdimporter):
>> $ mdimport -d1 -f /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/tex/plain/base/
>> 2005-05-10 16:50:15.340 mdimport Import '/usr/local/teTeX/
>> share/texmf.tetex/tex/plain/base/plain.tex' type
>> 'dyn.ah62d4rv4ge81k3p2' no mdimporter
If you have the Emacs app with an importer in its bundle, that will conflict with the one you installed manually, due to a bug in Spotlight itself.
>But even better, as pointed by Will Robertson on another list, would
>probably be to assign proper UTIs (the Tiger resurrection/improvement
>of Creator/Type resources <http://arstechnica.com/reviews/os/
>macosx-10.4.ars/11>) to TeX files. This will happen: people are
>brainstorming on it at the TUG level.
What people are brainstorming on it? Having written a couple of these, I'm interested in the discussion.
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