[OS X TeX] Just went to Leopard and ...

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Nov 5 20:31:54 EST 2007

On Nov 5, 2007, at 7:15 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:

> On Monday, November 05, 2007, at 05:02PM, "Herbert Schulz" <herbs at wideopenwest.com 
> > wrote:
>> The BibDesk Input Manager that worked great for citations doesn't see
>> to be working put managers were moved to ImpuManager-Tiger. Do all of
>> those have to be re-written for Leopard? How do I tell the System it
>> should use them again?
> The BibDesk input manager is unsupported under Leopard, and the next  
> release of BibDesk (or last nightly build) will display a message to  
> that effect.  Here's a message I sent to the bibdesk-users list a  
> few days ago.
> Apple's official position is that input manager bundles have never  
> been supported:
> http://lists.apple.com/archives/cocoa-dev/2006/Mar/msg01106.html
> http://lists.apple.com/archives/cocoa-dev/2007/Oct/msg01622.html
> Because of tightened restrictions in Mac OS X 10.5, the Completion  
> pref pane will not be available on 10.5 and later. The input manager  
> bundle will still be in BibDesk's bundle if you want to grope around  
> and install it yourself, but it will be unsupported. You can search  
> the web or the 10.5 AppKit release notes for further info.
> BibDesk's input manager is really handy, but it's been a huge hassle  
> to maintain, and uses some nasty hacks. If you'd like to see the  
> functionality incorporated into your favorite Cocoa editor, please  
> ask the developer to incorporate the code that we have.
> thanks,
> Adam


Sigh... I see there are several thing I'm not going to like about  
Leopard :-(!

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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