[OS X TeX] Applescript TeXShop crashing bug
ramonf at hawaii.edu
Mon May 31 23:47:03 EDT 2010
A typo in a script led to the following little discovery:
tell application "TeXShop"
set length of selection of the front document to -5
(you must have an open document, and in my test I had nothing selected and
there where at least 50 characters before the insertion point, but I do not
know if that makes a difference).
This will crash TeXShop 2.33 on cue. So in my script that takes user input,
I must do range checking!
I think that there should be one of two fixes:
1. ignore negative selection lengths.
2. select, in my example, 5 characters backwards, which is reasonable
because if we replace -5 by 5 I get five characters selected.
Mahalo for your patience,
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