[OS X TeX] Show Files in TexShop

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at engr.psu.edu
Sun Dec 14 22:24:36 CET 2008

On Dec 14, 2008, at 12:29 PM, Martin Costabel wrote:

> 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.

I never thought of it that way... Thanks!


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