[OS X TeX] Leo's Spotlight doesn't find sty, lco, engine files

Frank STENGEL fstengel at mac.com
Sat Nov 17 23:03:00 CET 2007

Le 17 nov. 07 à 21:51, Bruno Voisin a écrit :


> - If the search is applied to my whole home directory, only the .sty  
> files in ~/Documents and ~/Desktop are found, not those in ~/Library  
> (including those in ~/Library/texmf and ~/Library/Application  
> Support/Textures/Inputs).

Oh. On my machine (10.5.1 PPC, French locale) the search finds .sty  
files that are in my Library folder. The only difference with your  
method is that I ticked the box ``in the menu'' when the sheet with  
the different ``other'' choices appeared. What cmd-F does not seem to  
do is find things hidden in /Library, even if they are aliased in ~/ 
Library (but then, they are not indexed, are they?)...

> - If the search is applied to ~/Library, all the .sty files inside ~/ 
> Library are found (including those in ~/Library/texmf and ~/Library/ 
> Application Support/Textures/Inputs).
> - In both cases, once the search has been completed, it's impossible  
> to sort the files found: clicking on any of the column titles (Name,  
> Type, Opening -- in French -- in my case) does not result in the  
> files being sorted.

Oh, again. On my machine there is no problem: clicking on a column  
title after the search completes sorts according to that column.

Frank STENGEL (fstengel<at>mac.com)

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