[OS X TeX] Could Folks Check This?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Apr 21 17:44:08 EDT 2010

On Apr 21, 2010, at 4:33 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

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> On Apr 21, 2010, at 11:14 AM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
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>> On Apr 21, 2010, at 5:41 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
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>>> Howdy,
>>>
>>> Enclosed a Macro for TeXShop called `Open Selection' and bound to Opt-Cmd-O. It allows you to select the name of a file (package, class, included, bibliography, etc.) in a command (e.g., \usepackage) and will search along the standard path for that type of file.
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>>> It has worked on my system for many years, including under my present OS X 10.6.3. Someone has reported that it throws and error message on their system.
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>>> I'd appreciate it if some folks would test the macro in TeXshop on their systems and let me know the results there. It has been a very useful macro for me.
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>>> <OpenSelection.plist.zip>
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>> Herb,
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>> The version in your attachment has HTML entities in place of items like & < etc, and if not replaced with characters expected by the Applescript interpreter, you get error messages. I believe it's enough to replace each occurrence of & with & and of < with <.
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>> Michael
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> Howdy,
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> How did you enter the Macro into TeXShop? Did you use Macros->Open Macro Editor... and then Macros->Add macros from file... OR did you copy from the script part of the plist file? If you use the former method the conversion back should take place automatically.
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> Good Luck,
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> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

Howdy,

If you'd rather pull in the Macro manually do a copy/past of the contents of the enclosed file. WARNING: you MUST open the file as UTF-8 Unicode or I'll guarantee things will get messed up.

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Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)