[OS X TeX] TS and Show files

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at psu.edu
Wed May 2 13:42:13 EDT 2007

On May 2, 2007, at 9:27 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On May 2, 2007, at 6:24 AM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
>> In TS there is an Applescript macro that reveals the source file  
>> and its pdf in the Finder. Is there a way to reveal files that are  
>> included via \input commands? For example, if my source contains
>>       \input{folder1/folder2/my_file}
>> I would like a quick way to access the location of the file  
>> "folder1/folder2/my_file.tex" in the Finder. Is this possible?
>> Themis
> Howdy,
> In OS X 10.4.x (Tiger) you can use Spotlight to find the file and  
> then Cmd-Click on the file name and the folder that it's in (rather  
> than the file itself) will open.
> Of course Spotlight doesn't automatically index all folders but you  
> can use SpotlightIndexer (freeware) to index folders (e.g. I use it  
> to index /usr/local/gwTeX/) that it ordinarily won't look through.  
> This works great as long the contents of those folders don't change  
> rapidly since you've got to re-run SpotlightIndexer when they  
> change. Does Spotlight have a ``white list'' of permanently added  
> folders like it's ``black list'' in Spotlight Preferences?
> Does that help?

I hadn't thought about that. I will give it a try.


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