[TxMt] Problem launching TextMate from terminal in Leopard

Ed Singleton singletoned at gmail.com
Fri May 16 10:40:16 UTC 2008

Steven Martin wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm relatively new to TextMate.
> When I try and launch textmate from the terminal (via 'mate'), 
> textmate hangs.
> Interestingly, if textmate is already open, this doesn't occur.
> Eventually I have to force quite textmate.  I am running Leopard 
> (10.5.2) on an Intel Core 2 Due iMac.
Exactly what are you typing when you launch it, and how do you know it 

Is it possible you are just typing 'mate' (without the quotes)?  In 
which case TM opens but doesn't do anything.  Maybe you need to type 
'mate .' to open the current folder, or 'mate myfile.txt' to open a file?


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