[OS X TeX] Spotlight and .tex files

Norm Gall gall at spookyhill.net
Tue May 3 18:56:00 CEST 2005

On 1-May-05, at 11:36, Gary L. Gray wrote:

> On May 1, 2005, at 1:33 PM, Bruce Cohen wrote:
>> I would like to be able to use Tiger's "Spotlight" to search my  
>> large collection of LaTeX source files.
>> Any ideas?    (Yes, I could use grep, but ...)
> It has indexed all of mine -- both the .tex source and the .pdf  
> output. It is AMAZING! :-)

By any chance are all of your tex files created by TeXShop (or  
BBEdit, etc.)?

None of my .tex files have been indexd, but I have created them all  
with emacs of some flavour. Spotlight uses the Type/Creator codes to  
identify the file?

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                                                      - Winston  

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