[OS X TeX] (TeXShop) menu shortcut key Typeset is broken ?

Steffen Wolfrum osxtex_2 at st.estfiles.de
Fri Dec 15 03:32:04 EST 2006

[Apologies for the patchwork below. I just tried to collect all  
available information regarding this topic in order to come one step  

Hi Richard,
hi Peter, Herb, Bruno and all involved,

Am 15.12.2006 um 01:01 schrieb Peter Dyballa:

> Am 14.12.2006 um 14:28 schrieb Steffen Wolfrum:
>>> May be a conflict
>>> isn't the key combination @Y already used for another purpose,  
>>> either in the main or macro menu.
>>> Try entring @Y and see what happens
>> No, that's why I have chosen @Y: It is not used at all!
>> But you can also chose any other combination, same result: Command- 
>> T vanishes and "Typeset" stays empty, no other shortcut possible  
>> than Command-T.
> Have you looked at ~/Library/TeXShop/Menus/KeyEquivalents.plist? I  
> think this file is meant to contain particular key bindings. I've  
> added to ~/Library/Preferences/TeXShop.plist Ctrl based key  
> bindings to browse page-wise through PDF documents – the same key  
> bindings also work in Preview. I don't remember how I achieved  
> this ...

Unfortunately not, have a look at this:

> Am 21.11.2006 um 15:30 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
>> On Nov 21, 2006, at 8:15 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>>> IIRC, editing the KeyEquivalents.plist in your home directory  
>>> (i.e. at ~/Library/TeXShop/Menus/KeyEquivalents.plist) won't  
>>> work, but editing the one within the TeXShop application itself  
>>> (i.e. /Applications/TeXShop.app/Contents/Resources/TeXShop/Menus/ 
>>> KeyEquivalents.plist) might work.
>> I don't think that will work; I believe the one inside TeXShop is  
>> simply the default file placed in ~/Library/TeXShop/Menus/.
> You are right, I just checked this.

[Quotation end]

>> This is real hard-coded, isn't it?
> If so, then in a .nib file inside the application's bundle. And  
> then it can be edited with Interface Builder ...

I remember Herb once mentioned this .... but I don't dare to:

Am 21.11.2006 um 15:30 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
> If you've got the Development Tools you could edit the MainMenu.nib  
> file inside the TeXShop application but that is kind of extreme. It  
> would be nicer if the KeyEquivalents.plist method was fixed. I  
> think work has been done on this but will have to wait until the  
> next release of TeXShop (when?) and Richard Koch is busy with the  
> transition to TeXLive from teTeX right now. It's always something :-)!
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz

Richard help!!


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