[OS X TeX] Correcting errors in BibDesk
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Wed Oct 24 23:50:37 EDT 2007
On Oct 24, 2007, at 20:39, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:
> On Oct 24, 2007, at 8:47 PM, Michael Kubovy wrote:
>> I have been convinced that using BibDesk is a good idea, but I have
>> run into problem with its lint-picking.
>> If I have an "Edit Source" window and an "Errors" window open. I
>> can get to the errors and fix them in the edit window. It's not
>> clear to me how I periodically save the edited source. "Save" in
>> the menu is grayed out, the "Refresh" seems to reload the unedited
>> file. It's not clear to me what the "Reopen" button does.
>> I would appreciate some pointers.
> Here is the way I do this---
> When the errors come up, I click on the line in the error window
> with one of the errors. Then, I see what record the problem is in,
> easily identified by its cite key. Then I open the record in the get
> info window for it, and then correct it, and save again.
If this is an actual error (not a warning), you have to choose "Keep
Going" in the dialog box that warns you of data loss in order to use
the standard editor interface. Don't do that! You will almost
certainly lose data, since it only read part of your file.
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