[OS X TeX] Re: TeXShop 2.14

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Aug 20 21:59:51 EDT 2007

On Aug 20, 2007, at 5:25 PM, Markus S wrote:

> On 2007-08-20 22:54:40 +0200, "Michael S. Hanson" <mshanson- 
> 	The problem is with the LaunchServices database.  If you search   
> on  MacOSXHints.com, you'll find several discussions and  
> suggestions of  how to resolve the problems you all have  
> described.  Most of the  solutions posted there involve working in  
> the Terminal to force one's
>> Mac to rebuild that database;  there do exist GUI apps for system   
>> maintenance that should allow one to accomplish the same thing.
> The funny thing is that the beginning of this problem is pretty  
> much correlated with a rebuild of the LaunchServices database  
> (using Cocktail). So I thought, I've just rebuilt that thing, there  
> is no point in repeating this.


I've had to rebuild LaunchServices more than once to fully resolve  
problems. A classic sign of trouble is if you see doubled up  
applications when you do a Ctl(right)-click and look at the Open  
With... list. The other major sign of trouble is what folks here have  
been observing.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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