Machacks

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On this page you can find a few hacks for MacOS users.


Open Vplot files with Double Click

This actually requires an application. MacOS cannot use shell scripts as applications, and the application also needs to be able to parse arguments (needed for the double click funcionality - the instigating file becomes the first argument). The below steps will turn a simple python script into an Application. First, install py2ap and then follow the below instrictions (that I found on a website of MooSystems.

  1. Use the following python file (named ClickPen.py):
  1. Use the following setup file (named setup.py):
  1. Run the following command:

python setup.py py2app

  1. Now in the dist folder you should find a ClickPen.app program.