[OS X TeX] TexShop macro problems on Mojave

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Nov 20 17:42:12 CET 2018

> On Nov 20, 2018, at 10:37 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 20, 2018, at 10:24 AM, Gray, Gary L <euler at psu.edu> wrote:
>>> On Nov 20, 2018, at 11:02 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>>> Take a look at the Automation item under the Privacy Tab of System Preferences->Security & Privacy. TeXShop.app should appear there with one or more checked items under it (e.g., System Events.app and/or Finder). Does TeXShop.app appear there? If so, are there items under it that have check boxes? If so, are they checked?
>> Herb,
>> TeXShop does not appear there on my machine, but I do see a Script Menu entry and under it, System Events.app is checked.
>> Gary
> Howdy,
> Script Menu? Each application that allows scripting should ask the first time a script using Finder or System Events to allow it's use. I've got quite a few applications with check boxes below them, on the list on my system.
> First, I believe it is buggy; hence not getting asked about it. Second, at least at this time, there doesn't seem to be a way to reset it except to completely delete the database and have to reconstruct it one app at a time.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)


Let me add that you should read <https://bitsplitting.org/2018/07/11/reauthorizing-automation-in-mojave/> for more about removing the database and starting over.

Hopefully that will change over time.

Complain to Apple!

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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