[OS X TeX] Experimental TeXShop 3.12

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Oct 14 15:09:54 CEST 2012

On Oct 14, 2012, at 7:50 AM, Themis Matsoukas <tmatsoukas at me.com> wrote:

> On Oct 13, 2012, at 1:04 PM, Gary Gray <glgray at me.com> wrote:
>>> On Oct 12, 2012, at 7:51 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>>> Problem came back on re-boot so I again checked the TeXShop.app/Contents/info.plist and it had several of the LSItemContentTypes keys. I removed these as mentioned in <http://tug.org/mailman/private/mactex/2011-November/005955.html> and now things are working properly (at least over several re-boots, etc.). I actually rebuilt LaunchServices using Onyx (make sure you have the version for your OS) after editing the info.plist file and didn't try to simply move TeXShop.app out and then back into the /Applications folder; under Lion and Mountain Lion you can't simply drag it out to the Desktop since that automatically creates an alias---you must copy it and then Option-Paste it to the Desktop and then move it back.
>> I just did the same, that is, I quit TeXShop and then I removed every instance of:
>> <key>LSItemContentTypes</key>
>> <array>
>> 	<string>org.tug.tex</string>
>> </array>
>> from TeXShop.app/Contents/info.plist. Within seconds, the document icons were fixed.
> I am not sure what I must do. I followed Gary's steps (quit TS, delete lines from TeXShop.app/Contents/info.plist) but there is no change. Do I need Onyx, as Herb said? Also, the link  <http://tug.org/mailman/private/mactex/2011-November/005955.html> in Herb's email requires subscription to open.
> Themis


Try to simply move TeXShop.app to your Desktop (you will have to Copy it to the Desktop and then delete it from the /Applications/TeX folder---simply dragging will produce an alias [dumb choice by Apple in my opinion]). The simply drag it back into /Applications/TeX. I think this is what 

If that doesn't work I'd get Onyx (the version for your OS---see <http://www.titanium.free.fr/download.php?sid=12c1b7fc15c5825fdd2cddba5ac985a3>) and then rebuild the LaunchServices database under the Maintenance->Rebuild tab. I then rebooted my system just for luck and to see that the change would stick between re-boots.

That link basically contains what Gary duplicated. Sorry, I forgot that that list is meant for MacTeX developers and testers and isn't public.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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