[OS X TeX] Spotlight plug in

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Jul 10 19:04:15 CEST 2007

On Jul 10, 2007, at 11:54 AM, George Gratzer wrote:

> Herb,
> You are right, it was not in /Library/Spotlight/. I put it there  
> and things are better.
> But not perfect. The .tex files are mixed in with the documents.
> Example: I introduced the concept of "pasting" in lattice theory. I  
> would like to find all my (.tex) paper where this concept is used.  
> Spotlight lists them in a huge list of "Documents" (826 entries),  
> 95% of which is not .tex.
> Is there any way to get what I want?
> GG


There is a freeware system preference pane called BSP <http:// 
www.end.com/BSP/> that allows you to create new categories in the  
Spotlight sort. I've made one for files that are searched via the TeX  
importer so .tex files end up in their own category.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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