[OS X TeX] BibDesk exception fixed (was: A question from a new member)

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sat Oct 28 20:55:00 CEST 2006

On Oct 18, 2006, at 07:34, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:

> On Oct 18, 2006, at 01:57, Frederic Andres wrote:
>> Ok, so I have downloaded Bibdesk and assigned it to work with  
>> TexShop.
>> Then, I tried a cite command but when I pressed F5, the list was a  
>> list of words starting with the letter I had typed and not a list  
>> of references. Then, I tried to open my .bib file in Bibdesk and  
>> here what it says:"
>> Alert
>> [NSCFDictionnary setObject:forKey:]: attempt to insert nil value"
> Please send me the .bib file (off-list).  This should not happen  
> when opening a file, and I'd definitely like to fix it in BibDesk.
>> and when I press OK, nothing happens; I mean, my bibliography does  
>> not seem to load in Bibdesk.
> This is because of the NSCFDictionary exception.  It's basically a  
> semi-gracefully handled crash that leaves the program in an  
> undefined state.

This exception is fixed in recent nightly builds of BibDesk if anyone  
needs a fix.  No idea when we'll have a new release; we've made a lot  
of changes in the last couple of weeks.

-- Adam
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