[TxMt] Re: ™_dialog2 problem

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Tue Feb 14 11:03:16 UTC 2012

On 04/02/2012, at 01.49, Devon Weller wrote:

> I'm experiencing a problem with bundles that use tm_dialog2.  It appears that the dialog is failing in my install of TextMate (Version 1.5.10 (1631)).
> When I run tm_dialog2 on the command line, I get "error reaching server".  Like this:
>> $ /Applications/TextMate.app/Contents/PlugIns/Dialog2.tmplugin/Contents/Resources/tm_dialog2 
>> error reaching server
> Should that be the case?

Yes — running the CLI tool needs environment variables from the TextMate process to find the server.

> More specifically, I am trying to use the "Documentation for Word..." function that is part of the standard PHP bundle.  It appears to be failing at line 149 of this file:
> /Applications/TextMate.app/Contents/SharedSupport/Support/lib/ui.rb
> Has anyone else had this problem or have any suggestions to get the tm_dialog2 binary working again?

What is the error message you get?

To check you have the dialog properly reachable you can press ⌃R on a line like the following in a blank TextMate document:

    "$DIALOG" help

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