[TxMt] leopard quick look on TextMate text documents

Tony Crockford tonyc at boldfish.co.uk
Thu Nov 1 07:39:02 UTC 2007

On 1 Nov 2007, at 2:38 am, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Oct 31, 2007, at 3:31 PM, Tony Crockford wrote:
>> On 31 Oct 2007, at 10:19 pm, Jasper Cramwinckel wrote:
>>> When I do a quick look on a TextMate text document, I just see a big
>>> TextMate icon and not the content. Does anyone have an idea how  
>>> that could
>>> be fixed?
>> what format is the file you can't see?  I've created and saved  
>> files with TextMate and they all show up in QuickLook just fine..  
>> (CSS/PHP/TXT. even dragging text out of textmate onto the desktop...)
> I see this with .tex files.  I figured it's because TextMate claims  
> various types without declaring a UTI; hence, .tex files aren't  
> recognized as conforming to public.plain-text, so aren't recognized  
> by Spotlight or Quick Look.

then I can confirm that behaviour, I just created a .tex from the  
standard templates and yes it's as you describe in quick-look /  

we shall have to wait for someone clever to bring the added functions  
to Leopard.


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