[OS X TeX] a user-defined engine for TeXShop (was adjusting TexShop's Bibliography macro)

Daniel Becker daniel.becker at uni-rostock.de
Sat Mar 4 07:52:17 EST 2006

>> [Daniel-Beckers-Mac:~] daniel% chmod -R 755 ~/Library/TeXShop/ 
>> Engines/
> Daniel,
> that's a bad example!
> ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/ is a directory! OK, you use 'chmod -R'  
> but it too changes the directory's permissions. The correct command  
> would be:
> 	chmod 755 ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/*
> or, more exact:
> 	chmod 755 ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/*.engine

Aah - didn't know that one can use the * in those commands....

> «pdflatex --shell-escape "${fbName}"» is a bit of overhead. Here  
> the variable's name stands alone so it's not needed to help the  
> tcsh interpreter to interpret the text correctly. Here you can save  
> the curly braces, which are useful on this line: «makeindex -c -s  
> indexkorr.ist "${fbName}.idx"» because here the variable's name  
> could be mis-interpreted as fbName.idx.

ok, thanks for the clarification.

> My bibtex has no option '--shell-escape' ...

mine neither. Changed that as well.

Thanks a lot for your explanations!

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