[OS X TeX] Switching between TeXShop and BibDesk

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Fri Sep 4 16:00:15 CEST 2009

I just noticed that TeXShop might be in a subfolder of the  
applications folder. Then you should replace the command in the  
Applescript by

tell application "TeXShop"
and tell

However, in this case TS has already to be open.

This might also serve as a reminder that applications should be  
located in /Applications and nowhere else.


On Sep 4, 2009, at 15:51, Claus Gerhardt wrote:

> It is a bit cumbersome to switch between two applications. The cmd- 
> tab command only switches back to last used application. Hence I  
> offer two Applescripts to switch between TeXShop and BibDesk. One  
> should be installed in BibDesk's Scripts menu, the other as a macro  
> in TS.
> To define a key shortcut for the script in BibDesk and also one for  
> copying the cite-keys to the clipboard see the screen shot below.
> Claus
> -- Applescript
> do shell script "open " & "/Applications/BibDesk.app"
> -- Applescript
> do shell script "open " & "/Applications/TeXShop.app"
> <Screen shot 2009-09-04 at 15.47.40.png>
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