[OS X TeX] OgreKit does not reactivate the file it just worked on

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at me.com
Fri Jan 9 17:25:22 EST 2009


You should use BBEdit or its free substitute, which too can be  
downloaded from Barebones site, to do find and replace in multiple  
files at once.


On Jan 9, 2009, at 23:14, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> My "QuestionBase" is now built from a single template of which I  
> "just" fill-in copies. But, occasionally, I think of an improvement  
> in the template and, in order to keep things in line, I have to make  
> the change in very many already filled-in copies of the template.
> Obviously, this should be a matter for Applescript but is far beyond  
> my admittedly very low capabilities in that regard. So, what I do is  
> open, say, 20 or 30 or these copies at a time (I am afraid of  
> TeXShop conking out on me), and:
> 0. Click on the top file (in case file 1 is not yet active),
> 1. Click Find
> 2. Click Replace
> 3. Click on the top file (to reactivate file 1),
> 4. Command S
> 5. Command W
> Now file 2 is automatically on top and active.
> 1. Click Find
> etc
> Step 3 is the rhythm breaker and is needed because, after the search  
> and replace, OgreKit does not reactivate the file it just did the  
> search and replace on.
> At least in my case, such automatic reactivation would make much  
> sense.
> What does the people think?
> Should that be a suggestion to the powers who are?
> Curious regards
> --schremmer
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