[OS X TeX] tex files and smart folders

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Sat Jul 28 00:27:41 CEST 2007

On Jul 27, 2007, at 15:20, Scott Murman wrote:

>>> I have a smart folder which contains all of my "TeX Documents".   
>>> it only collects files i've created with the latest version of  
>>> texshop.  if i open a file created in an older version of texshop,  
>>> and save it using the latest version of texshop, then it appears  
>>> in my smart folder.  is there some way to get it to recognize the  
>>> meta-info for all of my tex documents?    i.e. why is it version  
>>> dependent?
>> How did you specify the search?  If you open the .savedSearch file  
>> in a text editor (it's UTF-8), see what the RawQuery value is and  
>> post it here.
> i simply used the finder interface to create it.  here's what it  
> comes out as.
> 	<key>RawQuery</key>
> 	<string>(kMDItemKind = '*TeX Document*'cd) &&  
> (kMDItemContentType != com.apple.mail.emlx) &&  
> (kMDItemContentType != public.vcard)</string>

Try changing it to <string>(kMDItemDisplayName = "*.tex"cd) &&  
(kMDItemContentType != com.apple.mail.emlx) &&  
(kMDItemContentType != public.vcard)</string>.  Earlier versions of  
TeXShop probably don't export a kMDItemKind of 'TeX Document'.


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