[OS X TeX] Problem with Spotlight importer(s)

Adam Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Mon Jan 9 14:59:49 EST 2006

On Monday, January 09, 2006, at 11:42AM, Gary L. Gray <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:

>On Jan 9, 2006, at 2:16 PM, Norm Gall wrote:
>> On 9-Jan-06, at 11:37 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>> Howdy,
>>> Is this the same TeX importer that was released a while ago to be  
>>> placed in /Library/Spotlight/? Both are labeled 1.0 but the dates  
>>> are quite different.
>> I have put v1.2 of the importer here http://www.spookyhill.net/ 
>> ~gall/latex/TeX.mdimporter.zip
>> Replace all other versions of TeX.mdimporter with this one.
>> I have told Richard Koch and if he is going to include the  
>> importer, he should be including v1.2.
>> I have tested the importer and it _seems_ to be releasing memory in  
>> the same way as mdimporter does when the TeX.importer is not  
>> active, but I do not have the tools I need to track this very well.  
>> I have simply used Activity Monitor and watched an mdimport of my  
>> Documents folder.
>> _Any_ feedback, positive or negative, is invited and appreciated.
>I have replaced the one in TeXShop's contents and my computer still  
>works. :-)
>Is there anything I should do to test it out?

Make sure you move TeXShop elsewhere using the Finder, then move it back again; otherwise the new importer won't be loaded.


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