[OS X TeX] texshop icon

"M. Tamer Özsu" ozsut at mac.com
Sat Jun 2 15:57:33 EDT 2012

Doing it from the command line did it, but it has moved and I had to search for the darn file. For future reference, here is how to do it on Lion:

Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Support/lsregister \
-kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user


M. Tamer Özsu
University of Waterloo

On 2012-06-02, at 3:43 PM, M. Tamer Özsu wrote:

> Interestingly, this did not do it. I rebuilt the launch services database using Onyx and restarted, but still the same. Interestingly, TexShop is the only application that I am having problems with (TexShop 3.10).
> ==Tamer
> P.S. The command line that Robert provided does not work since LaunchServices.framework is not in that directory and the link to the web page is dead. I did not go and search for the location of LaunchServices.framework, but perhaps that should be the next thing to try.
> --
> M. Tamer Özsu
> University of Waterloo
> On 2012-06-02, at 12:46 PM, Robert Love wrote:
>> Here is what I saved off years ago on rebuilding the database from the command line.  But I haven't used this in many years.  I hope it's still valid.
>> - - - - - - - - 
>> you can use the following Terminal command to rebuild your LaunchServices database:
>> /System/Library/Frameworks/ApplicationServices.framework/\
>> Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Support/lsregister \
>> -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user
>> On Jun 2, 2012, at 10:20 AM, Gary Gray wrote:
>>> On Jun 2, 2012, at 11:11 AM, M. Tamer Özsu wrote:
>>>> I could have sworn that I had seen this topic discussed recently, but I cannot find it in the archives. I am having the problem that the .tex files that are set to be opened by TexShop do not show TeXShop icon in finder -- they simply show blank. Anyway to get the icons to show?
>>> You need to rebuild the Launch Services Database. I use MainMenu to do that, but if you search for that phrase, you will find many utilities that will do it for you (and probably the command line way to do it).

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