[OS X TeX] Feature request on TeXShop's "Experiment" mechanism

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Thu May 28 07:08:55 CEST 2015

> On May 27, 2015, at 3:35 PM, Michael Sharpe <msharpe at ucsd.edu> wrote:
> This would not be hard to do with an AppleScript macro, as TeXShop does "experiments" by constructing file.tex and the corresponding file.pdf in a subfolder of your temporary folder, the precise path being reported in the "file console" window, and one could simply copy those (or just the .pdf) to any location where you have permission to write.

A TeXShop AppleScript macro implementing approximately this description is now available from


as SaveExperiment.zip. Its effect is to save the most recent output from Edit->Experiment... as a .tex,.pdf pair under a name and folder of your choice.


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