[OS X TeX] TeXShop 3.18 no longer has icons for .tex files
tricycle222 at att.net
Tue Jun 11 22:37:01 EDT 2013
On Jun 11, 2013, at 7:55 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> On Jun 11, 2013, at 9:04 AM, "Adam R. Maxwell" <amaxwell at mac.com> wrote:
>> On Jun 11, 2013, at 4:20, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>>> I think it's more than cosmetic! I think the OS is confused about something but I have no idea what that is.
>> Remember, use mdls to diagnose this sort of problem…. I cant give the proper flags since I'm not at my Mac now, but they're in the recent archives of this list.
> Here's what I get when I simply run mdls on one of my .tex files (Note: they show up with the correct icon in all views except Cover Flow which shows a Preview style icon):
> $ mdls /Users/herbs/Documents/Docs/index.tex
> kMDItemContentCreationDate = 2013-05-19 13:30:43 +0000
> kMDItemContentModificationDate = 2013-05-29 11:05:02 +0000
> kMDItemContentType = "edu.uo.texshop.tex"
> Notice that kMDItemContentTypeTree contains ``edu.uo.texshp.tex plus other public items and the kMDItemKind is ``TeX File''. Don't know how to deal with the flags.
Yes, this is just what I was seeing. The file on my iMac which has icons and gives
$ mdls /Users/trike/2012Files/MathClub2012-13/MathClubSummer2012a.tex
kMDItemContentType = "edu.uo.texshop.tex"
kMDItemKind = "TeX File"
but when I open the same file that I emailed to my MacBookPro where it has no icons on .tex files give
$ mdls /Users/trike/Desktop/MathClubSummer2012a.tex
kMDItemContentType = "com.barebones.bbedit.tex-source"
kMDItemKind = "TeX source file"
I have tried rebuilding launch services database in several ways even setting defaults (which gives my assigns TextWrangler to open with .tex files). Changing to TeXShop.app and then Change All does not work. Is there somewhere in the archives that tells how change to metadata to reflect TeXShop.
Thanks again for continuing to explore this.
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