[OS X TeX] tex documents don't use TeXShop icons (reminder)

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Oct 4 08:53:28 EDT 2007

On Oct 4, 2007, at 4:26 AM, Friedrich Vosberg wrote:

> Morning.
> Some days ago I've installed iTeXMac2 for try out purpose.[1] After  
> rebooting the system all tex files in Finder were displayed in  
> generic mode (blank page). So I've opened the information window of  
> one of the tex files and have chosen TeXShop for opening all files  
> of type tex. But the icons kept blank. Then I've chosen iTeXMac2  
> for all files of type tex. All icons changed to show the tiger head  
> of iTeXMac2. Once again I've changed the appropriate application  
> for tex files to TeXShop and -- after reboot -- all tex files  
> appeared as blank page icon.
> What's wrong? Before I have installed iTeXMac2 all icons were  
> displayed in TeXShop mode.
> TIA and kind regards, Friedrich
> [1] Somebody told me, iTeXMac2 is not responsible for the  
> misbehaviour.


To see if iTeXMac ``caused'' the problem try making an archive of it,  
removing the original and rebooting. You may have to, once again, do  
a `Get Info...' and reset the Open With (select one document and then  
choose All etc.). I'm not sure what you'll get.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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