[OS X TeX] MacTeX breaks BBEdit clippings
Maxwell, Adam R
adam.maxwell at pnl.gov
Mon Oct 12 12:47:52 EDT 2009
On 10/12/09 09:16, "Fritz Anderson" <fritza at manoverboard.org> wrote:
> The problem comes with the clippings directory "LaTeX.tex."
> Incredibly, applications in MacTeX register .tex as a _package_
> extension. ("Incredibly" is the mildest term I can think of.)
Indeed... Maybe that is or was Xcode's default in the silly inspector view
that forces you to choose a "Store Type" for all documents?
> The culprits seem to be TeXShop and Excalibur. I've edited the
> Info.plist files of both, killing the LSTypeIsPackage key for .tex.
> I've done everything I can think of with lsregister. TeXShop seems to
> have come around, but the lsregister dump for Excalibur persists in
> showing the package flag for .tex.
> This is all but a show-stopper for me. How do I correct this?
Have you tried -kill on the ls database? If that doesn't work, I'd just
dump the offending app(s) if you're not using them. Is there a chance that
Excalibur has embedded type information in it? ISTR it's purely Carbon.
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