[OS X TeX] Leo's Spotlight doesn't find sty, lco, engine files
phbrf at t-online.de
Sun Nov 18 06:32:37 EST 2007
Am 17. Nov 2007 um 20:12 schrieb Friedrich Vosberg:
> Am 17.11.2007 um 17.50 schrieb Adam R. Maxwell:
>> On Nov 17, 2007, at 7:45 AM, Friedrich Vosberg wrote:
>>> Maybe I do not understand the man page. But I can not find there
>>> any hint how to enable mdimport to grab all the sty, engine and
>>> lco (letter class option) files without using an importer plugin.
>>> But that I do not possess.
>> You are correct. You need an importer that recognizes those file
>> types, or declares their UTI as descending from public.plain-text.
> Okay. An importer is not available, I think. But I do not
> understand these technical issues You've written.
>>> The most curious is, that Spotlight can find all those files when
>>> searching for them by Cmd+F in the Finder. But doesn't when using
>>> the lens in the menue bar. So I think it's not a problem of
>>> importing the files into the meta database. It's an issue of
>>> displaying the files in the lens list.
>> The Spotlight menu appears to do a content search. What type of
>> search are you doing with cmd-f in Finder? Content or File Name?
> You are allright. I've done a search for files with suffix .sty.
> These is not really a Spotlight search, isn't it?
> Kind regards, Friedrich
There is a tex.mdimporter vor tex-files. It is written by Norm Gall
and once came bundled with "Yaced-Emacs" but is available sepatately
It can be downloaded from
Peter Breitfeld | http://www.pBreitfeld.de
Kreuzgasse 4, 88348 Bad Saulgau | PGP/GPG Key gibt's hier
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