[TxMt] Re: File Open -- Cancel Command

Caius Durling caius at caius.name
Thu Aug 20 23:22:47 UTC 2009

On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 5:26 PM, brad tittle<brad.tittle at trainnow.net> wrote:
> I have made the following
> blunder a couple of times. I go to open a file in textMate using File->Open and am in column view. I accidentally double click on the folder instead of single clicking. In list view or icon view this would just open the folder and go to the next level. In column view this actually opens the folder in textMate. If you are unfortunate enough to do this at low enough a level, textMate will then start scanning the entire folder hierarchy.
> I seem to remember seeing a command that would stop this process. I searched the archives of the list, but apparently I didn't on the right word choices.


> Currently I just force quit textMate and start over. I just wonder if there
> is a better way.

You've probably seen someone suggest `killall TextMate` or something
like the following

kill `ps aux | grep TextMate | grep -v grep | awk '{ print $2 }'`

Which are just the cli way of issuing a force-quit basically.

Caius Durling
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