[OS X TeX] TeXShop and Metapost: labels can't be typesetted with LaTeX

Franck Pastor pastor at fusl.ac.be
Wed Sep 27 05:14:02 EDT 2006

Le 27-sept.-06 à 00:15, Herbert Schulz a écrit :

> On Sep 26, 2006, at 11:33 AM, Franck Pastor wrote:
>> ...
>> My questions: is there another (simpler) way to do that in  
>> TeXShop? If not, would it be possible to have a panel of choices  
>> in the preferences of TeXShop, offering us the choice between  
>> Plain TeX (default) and LaTeX for typesetting labels when using  
>> the Metapost program? Something to be placed in the "Misc"  
>> section, for example, alongside with the choice of mptopdf or  
>> mpost to run Metapost. That would prevent us to do the changes  
>> ourselves in the "metapostwrap" files, which is a bit tedious at  
>> each update of TeXShop.
>> Many thanks for having managed to read this! I hope it's not too  
>> badly written...
>> Franck Pastor
> Howdy,
> You might try making a new Engine file. Duplicate one of the ones  
> in ~/TeXShop/Engines/ (to keep the execute bit set) and then edit  
> it to have what you want.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)

I already tried that, I should have told you. The only problem with  
this approach it that I don't know how to associate a keystroke to an  
Engine, as it is not in the Macro menu. And I am very fond of  
keystrokes — key bindings ;-)

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