[OS X TeX] Experimental TeXShop 3.12
glgray at me.com
Sat Oct 13 13:04:34 EDT 2012
On Oct 12, 2012, at 1:53 PM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2012, at 7:51 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 11, 2012, at 11:40 PM, Gary Gray <glgray at me.com> wrote:
>>> On Oct 11, 2012, at 11:37 PM, Gary Gray <glgray at me.com> wrote:
>>>> On Oct 11, 2012, at 11:12 PM, Richard Koch <koch at math.uoregon.edu> wrote:
>>>>> 7) High resolution icons, changed because I don't have the source
>>>>> for Jerome Lauren' original icons. I still prefer Jerome's icons.
>>>> What are documents icons supposed to look like? I am seeing generic, plain white icons for .tex documents.
>>> I now see that they are supposed to look like the attached screen shot. Maybe they will fix themselves after a restart.
>> I had the same problem of seeing generic document icons. Rebuilt LaunchServices using Onyx and they still were generic then re-booted (this isn't supposed to ever be needed with OS X?) and the real document icons were there.
>> Unfortunately, although the icon looks ok in larger sizes I often have it in 32x32 and even 16x16 and it is totally illegible in those smaller sizes. Even TeX is illegible and completely pixelated.
>> It looks like the UTExportTypeDeclaration is completely missing in the info.plist. I don't understand any of that stuff.
>> Good Luck,
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
> Problem came back on re-boot so I again checked the TeXShop.app/Contents/info.plist and it had several of the LSItemContentTypes keys. I removed these as mentioned in <http://tug.org/mailman/private/mactex/2011-November/005955.html> and now things are working properly (at least over several re-boots, etc.). I actually rebuilt LaunchServices using Onyx (make sure you have the version for your OS) after editing the info.plist file and didn't try to simply move TeXShop.app out and then back into the /Applications folder; under Lion and Mountain Lion you can't simply drag it out to the Desktop since that automatically creates an alias---you must copy it and then Option-Paste it to the Desktop and then move it back.
I just did the same, that is, I quit TeXShop and then I removed every instance of:
from TeXShop.app/Contents/info.plist. Within seconds, the document icons were fixed.
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