[OS X TeX] Applescript in TS

Claus Gerhardt claus.gerhardt at uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Nov 7 17:48:15 CET 2011


-- Applescript direct

tell application "TeXShop"
	get path of document of window 1
	set fileName to result
end tell
do shell script "open -a " & "/Applications/Excalibur/Excalibur.app " & fileName

and correct the path to Excalibur if necessary. 


On Nov 7, 2011, at 17:20, Themis Matsoukas wrote:

> I have been using the following script to call excalibur from TS:
> --AppleScript
> tell application "Excalibur"
> 	activate
> 	open POSIX file #FILEPATH#
>       activate
> end tell
> tell application "TeXShop"
> 	close window 1
> end tell
> With the source file active, the script used to pass the file to Excalibur and then close the TS file (to avoid double-editing). Recently, however, the script stopped passing the source file to Excalibur. Excalibur does launch, but it has no file to process. 
> If I change --AppleScript to --AppleScript direct, the source file is passed, TS closes the latex source window,  but then TS says "TeXShop got an error: AppleEvent timed out."
> Can someone suggest a solution?
> Thanks
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