[OS X TeX] Open quickly in Texshop doesn't work
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Oct 23 13:39:54 EDT 2013
On Oct 23, 2013, at 12:23 PM, Michael Sharpe <msharpe at ucsd.edu> wrote:
> On Oct 23, 2013, at 7:53 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 22, 2013, at 11:20 PM, Dilan Fernando <eddfernando at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I am having trouble using 'open quickly' in TexShop. It says
>>> that "Apple script error. The variable texpath is not defined".
>>> Can anybody kindly tell me how to fix this?. I am using texshop
>>> 3.25 the latest version on mountain lion. Thanks.
>>> Dilan Fernando.
>>> University of Missouri-Columbia.
>> The Open Quickly (I may have changed it's name to Open Fast… on my system) needs to have a file open and then it displays other files in the same folder as that file. E.g., other files associated with that project. Did you already have a file open?
>> Good Luck,
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
> The script has different problems on my machine (Mavericks, TeXShop 3.25)---it puts up a list of tex and pdf files in the folder of the frontmost document but will not open the selected files (applescript timeout error). There is a way to fix this error, a known TeXShop Applescript issue. I just posted a corrected version at
Invariably a major OS update changes Applescript so some macros stop working. Sigh...
Thanks for the fix.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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