[OS X TeX] Spotlight

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Wed May 22 17:13:20 EDT 2013

On May 22, 2013, at 11:08, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE> wrote:

> Am 22.05.2013 um 19:55 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
>> I don't believe it works properly since the UTI's used by TeXShop have changed in TeXShop 3.16.
> So what? What is the difference between an Oregon and, say, Kentucky fried or Texas not chicken but TeX file? Why is the name for a category of files so important? Which machinery and which user will see the difference?

Launch Services relies on the UTI. It affects file opening, icons, Spotlight, and Quick Look. This system is easily confused, which is why I wrote a white paper recommending a common UTI scheme.


Others may be interested in this for debugging or informational purposes. Comments from developers are welcome.


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