[OS X TeX] Spotlight importers

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Tue May 3 16:03:16 CEST 2005

On May 3, 2005, at 01:53, Johan Almqvist wrote:

> On May 3, 2005, at 04:04, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>> The importers are available at <http://homepage.mac.com/amaxwell/ 
>> >, and can be installed in ~/Library/Spotlight or /Library/ 
>> Spotlight.  You can force Spotlight to index your teTeX tree with  
>> `mdimport -f /usr/local/teTeX` in Terminal, and the DVI importer  
>> should give you access to the contents of the DVI documentation  
>> files from Spotlight, while Apple's importers will index the others.
> However, I can't seem to get them to work. I've put them both in / 
> Library/Spotlight but they don't produce any results,

Please contact me off-list for some debugging instructions, and we'll  
see if this can be remedied.

> nor do the file types show up in the "Spotlight" System Preferences  
> Panel...

Not all types seem to show up there, for some reason; I'm not sure  
where that list comes from.

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