[OS X TeX] Show Files in TexShop

Martin Costabel costabel at wanadoo.fr
Sun Dec 14 18:29:17 CET 2008

Themis Matsoukas wrote:
> On Dec 14, 2008, at 9:16 AM, Martin Costabel wrote:
>> Themis Matsoukas wrote:
>>> Say I have the following windows open in TS:  root.tex, root.pdf, and 
>>> foo.tex (called via \include in root.tex). With root.tex as the 
>>> active window, I can use Show files (in Macros/Applescript) to show 
>>> the location of root.tex. I can do the same with root.pdf (if it's 
>>> the active window) but not with foo.tex. When foo.tex is the active 
>>> window, Show files points to root.pdf. Is there a way to show foo.tex 
>>> in the Finder?
>> Why not simply cmd-click on the file name in the window title bar?
>> This works the same in TeXshop as in any other app: It shows you a 
>> menu with the whole file hierarchy above the current file.
> Martin,
> I don't want to manually navigate to the file - I want Finder to open 
> for me the container folder.

That's why this is a *menu*, not just a list: You direct your mouse 
pointer to the entry corresponding to the container folder, click and - 
magically - Finder will open it. Just try it.


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