[OS X TeX] Can typeset but cannot just save
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Mar 15 09:30:39 EDT 2011
On Mar 15, 2011, at 8:23 AM, Richard Koch wrote:
>> On Mar 14, 2011, at 10:00 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>> All of sudden, none of the many LaTeX files in a folder can be saved. (TeX message) Yet,
>>> (1 ) They can be typeset (and therefore saved)
>>> (2) If I move a file elsewhere, it still cannot be saved.
>>> (2) If I duplicate the file into another folder, the duplicate can be saved there. And once it is back in the main folder it can now be saved again.
>>> So it is not a catastrophe but what am I missing?
>>> Intrigued regards
> This is caused when the "kHasCustomIcon" flag is set as part of the file's attributes.
> You can check using Terminal by typing
> xattr -l myfile.tex
> where "myfile" is the file causing problem. I predict the listed attributes will be
> ** ** ** ** ** ** ** ** 04, etc,
> where ** represents other things which aren't problematic, and it is the 04 causing problems.
> TeXShop doesn't set the flag. I don't know what causes it to be set.
> Cocoa ignores the flag in Tiger, as it should. But it sees it in Leopard, causing the indicated
> problem. The bug is fixed in Snow Leopard.
> Dick Koch
Could this inherited (by mistake --- that's the bug) from the enclosing folder because it has a custom icon? Just throwing stuff in the wind.
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