[OS X TeX] finding a file

David Watson dewatson at me.com
Tue Aug 14 22:12:14 CEST 2012

Instead of clicking on the file, click on "Show All in Finder".
The status bar at the bottom of the Finder window will show the path to each file.

On Aug 14, 2012, at 3:09 PM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. wrote:

> A booklength project which I have been working on for years calls (via bibtex) a file called calculus.bib.
> In the course of the project, I have changed computers and started using dropbox, so the location of certain files is by now a distant memory.  In particular I have had no occasion to modify calculus.bib for a long time, but today I need to do so.  I found (several versions of ) calculus.bib using Searchlight? (or is it Sherlock?---the magnifying glass icon at the top right of my screen---I am using OS 10.7.4 on a Macbook Pro) but cannot seem to get a pathname to any of them.  When I Bibtex my master file, it seems to find the appropriate calculus.bib, and (Searchlight?) displays the content of all of the versions it exhibits.  But when I double-click on the text shown, I am shunted into Papers2, an app which I stopped using long ago and into which I certainly didn't put a file like calculus.bib.
> So my question is: how do I access these various versions of calculus.bib, not via the useless Papers2 (which also fails to see them), but via TeXShop (where my editor lives)?  Or at least how do I locate them (as opposed to getting a report that they are somewhere in there)?
> Zbigniew Nitecki
> Department of Mathematics
> Tufts University
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