[OS X TeX] Re: Locked Files (addendum)

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Feb 29 16:37:19 CET 2012

On Feb 29, 2012, at 8:24 AM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. wrote:

> I forgot to mention the important detail that this phenomenon occurs when I open a source file by control-clicking text in the preview;  I can open the original file directly with no problem.
> Zbigniew Nitecki
> Department of Mathematics
> Tufts University
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> On Feb 29, 2012, at 9:20 AM, Zbigniew Nitecki wrote:
> I understand that in the new TS (3.06 is what I am using) source files that have not been opened for some time are locked.
> It was also my understanding that one can unlock such a file by clicking on the word "Locked" in the filename field and choosing "unlock" from the pull-down menu.
> However, when I do this I get the message "This file cannot be unlocked.  You can duplicate it and edit the copy."  However when I hit "duplicate" I get a pane saying "filename.copy" which however, like the locked version, shows no text whatsoever.
> Help?
> Zbigniew Nitecki


I'm not sure I understand... You have the pdf open in TeXShop's Preview (but the source file is closed) and then you Ctl-Click (or do you mean Cmd-Click?) in the Preview window?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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