[OS X TeX] Adding menu item and shortcut to TeXShop

Kirk Lowery empirical.humanist at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 16:16:38 CET 2009

On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa at web.de> wrote:
> Am 15.02.2009 um 14:28 schrieb Kirk Lowery:
>> So, to start with, is it possible to add a menu item to TeXShop's default
>> menus?
> I think it's done with ENGINE files. You can put them into
> ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines. TeXShop, at least newer versions, come with
> XeTeX.engine and XeLaTeX.engine in
> </path/to/>TeXShop.app/Contents/Resources/TeXShop/Engines. More examples are
> in </path/to/>TeXShop.app/Contents/Resources/TeXShop/Engines/Inactive.

Yes, indeed. My version is up to date. And the XeLaTeX engine is
there. But if you go to the top menu item "Typeset" you will not find
it there. On the window toolbar, there is a dropdown box and I find
XeLaTeX there. But I still cannot set a shortcut key for it. That's my


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