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; Mac extra functions
;; Functions specific to use of Emacs on Mac OS X
;; Author: David Reitter,
;; Maintainer: David Reitter
;; Keywords: aquamacs
;; This file is part of Aquamacs Emacs
;; Aquamacs Emacs is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
;; it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
;; the Free Software Foundation; either version 3, or (at your option)
;; any later version.
;; Aquamacs Emacs is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
;; but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
;; GNU General Public License for more details.
;; You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
;; along with GNU Emacs; see the file COPYING. If not, write to the
;; Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
;; Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
;; Copyright (C) 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 David Reitter
;; The following function needs to be loaded at runtime.
(defun aquamacs-mac-initialize ()
(defvar aquamacs-mac-application-bundle-directory
(if invocation-directory
"/Contents/MacOS" ""
(directory-file-name (file-name-directory
(file-truename invocation-directory))))
"The path to the Aquamacs application bundle.")) ;; default
(defun aquamacs-delete-temp-url-files ()
(shell-command "rm -f /tmp/aquamacs-* 2>/dev/null" 'shut-up))
(defun browse-url-safari (url &optional new-window)
"Open URL in a new Safari window."
(interactive (browse-url-interactive-arg "URL: "))
(string= ""
(concat "open -a Safari " url)))
(message "Starting Safari...")
(start-process (concat "open -a Safari " url) nil "open -a Safari " url)
(message "Starting Safari... done")))
(defun mac-resources-path ()
(substring data-directory 0 -4))
;; File Open / Save
;; To do: present those panels as sheets
;; using extra events to handle OK / cancel
(defun mac-key-open-file (&optional filename &rest _wildcards)
"Open a file, selecting file by dialog"
(unless filename
(setq filename (ns-read-file-name "Select File to Load" nil t nil)))
(if filename (find-file-existing filename)))
(defun mac-key-open-file-other-frame (&optional filename &rest ignored)
"Open a file in new frame, selecting file by dialog"
(let ((one-buffer-one-frame-mode t))
(mac-key-open-file filename)))
(defun mac-key-save-file ()
"Save buffer. If needed, select file by dialog"
(if buffer-file-name
(defun mac-key-save-file-as (&optional filename)
"Save buffer to a file, selecting file by dialog"
(unless filename
(setq filename (ns-read-file-name
"Select File to Save Buffer"
default-directory nil
(if buffer-file-name (file-name-nondirectory buffer-file-name) ""))))
(if filename (write-file filename)))
;; when saving a file, set its creator code
(defcustom aquamacs-set-creator-codes-after-writing-files t
"Set creator and type when a file is written.
If t, the creator and type code of a file are set when it is
written. Visited files will retain their code, while new files
will be set to EMAx. If set to `force', the creator code is
always set to EMAx and the type code is always set to TEXT, no
matter what is was when the file was visited. This way, Aquamacs will
open the files it writes when opened per double-click in
Finder. "
:type '(radio (const :tag "Yes" t)
(const :tag "No" nil)
(other :tag "Always set to EMAx" force))
:group 'Aquamacs
;; :require mac-extra-functions
;; no require, because if set in customizations, it's set to nil
;; in which case not loading this package doesn't have a negative
;; effect
;; the following requires the non-Emacs function
;; mac-set-creator to be compiled in
(defvar mac-file-creator nil
"Creator of file loaded in buffer (if any was set)")
(defvar mac-file-type nil
"Type of file loaded in buffer (if any was set)")
;; (add-hook 'find-file-hook 'mac-read-file-creator-and-type)
;; (add-hook 'after-save-hook 'mac-set-creator-type-codes-for-file)
;; (mac-get-file-creator "~/aaa")
(defun mac-read-file-creator-and-type ()
;; initialize creator code for the file that was loaded.
;; called from `find-file-hook'
(and buffer-file-name
(not (file-remote-p buffer-file-name))
(file-readable-p buffer-file-name) ;; do not set creator/type if file new
(fboundp 'mac-get-file-creator)
(let ((creator (mac-get-file-creator buffer-file-name))
(type (mac-get-file-type buffer-file-name))
(all-zeros (make-string 4 ?\000)))
(if (or (null creator) (equal creator all-zeros))
(set (make-local-variable 'mac-file-creator) 'none)
(set (make-local-variable 'mac-file-creator) creator))
(if (or (null type) (equal type all-zeros))
(set (make-local-variable 'mac-file-type) 'none)
(set (make-local-variable 'mac-file-type) type)))))
(defun mac-set-creator-type-codes-for-file ()
(when (and aquamacs-set-creator-codes-after-writing-files
(not (file-remote-p buffer-file-name))
(fboundp 'mac-set-file-creator) (fboundp 'mac-set-file-type))
;; always set if configured so
((eq aquamacs-set-creator-codes-after-writing-files 'force)
(mac-set-file-type buffer-file-name "TEXT"))
((eq mac-file-type 'none) nil) ;; do not set if not set originally
;; set to TEXT if a newly created file
;; or leave untouched otherwise
(t (mac-set-file-type buffer-file-name (or mac-file-type "TEXT"))))
((eq aquamacs-set-creator-codes-after-writing-files 'force)
(mac-set-file-creator buffer-file-name "EMAx"))
((eq mac-file-creator 'none) nil)
(t (mac-set-file-creator buffer-file-name (or mac-file-creator "EMAx"))))
;; (do-applescript (format "try
;; tell application \"Finder\"
;; set the creator type of POSIX file \"%s\" to \"EMAx\"
;; end tell
;; end try" buffer-file-name)]
;; copied here from osx-key-mode.el by Seiji Zenitani
;; modified to work with OS X 10.4 by David Reitter
(defun mac-key-show-in-finder (&optional file)
"Show the open buffer in Finder"
(if (stringp (or file (buffer-file-name)))
(format "
tell application \"Finder\"
select posix file \"%s\"
on error
end try
end tell"
(if (eq selection-coding-system 'sjis-mac)
"\\\\" "\\\\\\\\"
(or file (buffer-file-name))
(or file (buffer-file-name))
(message "No existing file shown in buffer!")
; (mac-key-show-in-finder "/tmp/")
(defvar aquamacs-pre-user-directories-load-path nil)
(defvar aquamacs-mac-add-standard-directories-added-flag nil)
; (setq aquamacs-mac-add-standard-directories-added-flag nil)
; (setq normal-top-level-add-subdirs-inode-list nil)
; (mac-add-standard-directories)
(defun mac-add-standard-directories ()
;; Add standard directories and automatically add their subdirectories.
;; this idea blatantly copied and adapted from Martin Schwenke (
(if (not aquamacs-mac-add-standard-directories-added-flag)
(let ((ddir default-directory)
(directories '("/Library/Application Support/Emacs"
;"/Library/Application Support/Emacs/site-lisp"
"/Library/Application Support/Aquamacs Emacs"
"~/Library/Application Support/Emacs"
;"~/Library/Application Support/Emacs/site-lisp"
"~/Library/Application Support/Aquamacs Emacs"
"/Library/Preferences/Emacs" ; for all Emacsen
"/Library/Preferences/Aquamacs Emacs" ; for Aquamacs
"~/Library/Preferences/Emacs" ; for all Emacsen (user-specific):
"~/Library/Preferences/Aquamacs Emacs" ; for Aquamacs (user-specific)
(setq aquamacs-mac-add-standard-directories-added-flag t)
(setq aquamacs-pre-user-directories-load-path load-path)
(mapcar (lambda (dir)
(let* ((xdir (directory-file-name (expand-file-name dir) ) )
(default-directory xdir))
(and xdir
(not (file-exists-p (concat xdir "/.ignore")))
(add-to-list 'load-path xdir) ;; add at beginning of list
;; Now add subdirectories.
(condition-case nil
;; this will insert at the position of the
;; current directory (`default-directory'),
;; which we have canonicalized so that
;; its position is correctly determined
(error nil)))))
;; remove Enhanced Carbon Emacs plugin
(let ((case-fold-search nil))
(mapc (lambda (dir)
(when (string-match "/ec-emacs" dir)
(message "Enhanced Carbon Emacs plugin at %s is incompatible. Not loaded."
(setq load-path (delete dir load-path))))
load-path ; modified during iteration
(setq default-directory ddir) ; restore
(defun aq-flat-concat (list)
"Produces a list of all non-nil elements of list."
(let ((c (car-safe list))
(d (cdr-safe list)))
(if c
(if d
(cons c (aq-flat-concat d))
(list c))
(if d
(aq-flat-concat d)
(defvar environment-temp-file nil)
;;(setq shell-file-name "/bin/bash")
;; (let ((debug-on-error)) (mac-read-environment-vars-from-shell))
;; Reading the environment variables is complex, primarily due to
;; bugs in OS X. On some systems, starting the login shell and
;; printing all variables takes an hour, so we need to have a
;; timeout. However, starting the process asynchronuously using
;; `start-process' fails as well on some other systems. Hence the
;; need to run it with `call-process' and "&", storing the output in
;; a temporary file.
;; dr. 07/2008
(defun mac-read-environment-vars-from-shell ()
"Import the environment from the system's default login shell
specified in `shell-file-name'."
(setq environment-temp-file (make-temp-file "envvar-"))
;; running the shell with -l (to load the environment)
(let ((default-directory "~/")) ; ensure it can be executed
(message "Shell: %s" shell-file-name)
(let* ((shell (or shell-file-name "/bin/bash")) ;; can shell-file-name be nil?
(command (format "printenv >%s.tmp; mv %s.tmp %s"
(if (string-match ".*/\\(ba\\|z\\)sh" shell)
(call-process shell nil
0 nil
"-l" "-c" command)
(if (or (string-match ".*/\\tcsh" shell)
(string-match ".*/ksh" shell))
(call-process shell nil
0 nil
;; we can't start tcsh as a login shell
;; because it doesn't accept -l in combination
;; with a command.
;; call-process-region wouldn't work because it's
;; not interactive.
"-c" command)
(message "Could not retrieve login shell environment with login shell: %s" shell)
;; won't work for csh, because it doesn't take -l -c ...
;; we call the process asynchronuously
;; using start-process does not work for unknown reasons:
;; sometimes it doesn't get the environment.
;; (mac-read-environment-vars-from-shell)
;; (sit-for 1)
;; (mac-read-environment-vars-from-shell-2)
;; (insert (getenv "TEST"))
(defun mac-read-environment-vars-from-shell-2 ()
"Reads temporary file if it exists."
(if (and environment-temp-file (file-readable-p environment-temp-file))
(condition-case nil
(insert-file-contents-literally environment-temp-file nil)
(delete-file environment-temp-file))
(error nil))
(protect ;; set-env can throw errors wrt. coding system
(let ((num 0))
(if (eq (buffer-size) 0)
(message "Warning: Login shell did not return environment.")
(goto-char (point-min))
(while (re-search-forward "^[A-Za-z_0-9]+=()\s*[^\x]*?
\s*}\s*$" nil t)
(replace-match "..." nil nil))
(goto-char (point-min))
(while (search-forward-regexp "^\\(LC_ALL\\|LC_CTYPE\\|LANG\\)=\\(.*\\)$" nil t)
(when (member (match-string 1) '("LC_ALL" "LANG"))
(setenv (match-string 1) (match-string 2))))
;; init correct locale
;; decode buffer (because setenv wants it this way!)
(decode-coding-region (point-min) (point-max) locale-coding-system)
(while (search-forward-regexp "^\\([A-Za-z_0-9]+\\)=\\(.*\\)$" nil t)
(setq num (1+ num))
(setenv (match-string 1)
(if (equal (match-string 1) "PATH") ;; this is probably not needed.
(concat (match-string 2) ":" (getenv "PATH"))
(match-string 2)))))
(message "%d environment variables imported from login shell (%s)."
num shell-file-name)
(defun mac-post-environment-vars-function ()
(mac-add-local-directory-to-exec-path) ;; needed for CocoAspell
;; inferior workaround, until mac.c is fixed not to set INFOPATH any longer
(if (equal (concat (mac-resources-path)
(getenv "INFOPATH"))
(setenv "INFOPATH"))
;; when INFOPATH is set from outside, it will only load INFOPATH
(let ((extra-dirs (list
"~/Library/Application Support/Emacs/info"
"/Library/Application Support/Emacs/info"
(concat (mac-resources-path)
(concat (mac-resources-path)
(setq Info-default-directory-list (append extra-dirs
(when (getenv "INFOPATH")
(setenv "INFOPATH" (apply 'concat (getenv "INFOPATH")
(mapcar (lambda (x) (concat ":" x))
(defun mac-add-path-to-exec-path ()
"Add elements from environment variable `PATH' to `exec-path'."
(let ((l (split-string (getenv "PATH") ":")))
(lambda (p)
(unless (member p l)
(nconc l (list p))))
(setq exec-path l)))
(defun mac-add-local-directory-to-exec-path ()
"Add /usr/locaL/bin to `exec-path'"
(add-to-list 'exec-path "/usr/local/bin"))
;; according to Apple's guidelines, we should
;; always go for "untitled", "untitled 2", ...
(defun mac-new-buffer-name (name &optional n)
(if (not (get-buffer name))
(setq n (if n (+ n 1) 2))
(let ((new-name (concat name " " (int-to-string n))))
(if (not (get-buffer new-name))
(mac-new-buffer-name name n)
(defun aq-run-python-command (cmd)
(let ((f (make-temp-file "emacs-command")))
(let ((coding-system-for-write 'no-conversion))
cmd nil f nil 'shut-up))
(call-process "python" f (list (get-buffer "*Messages*") t))
(condition-case nil
(delete-file (car f))
(error nil))))
; Call up help book
(defun aquamacs-user-help ()
"Show the Aquamacs Help."
(ns-open-help-anchor "index" "Aquamacs Help"))
(defun aquamacs-emacs-manual ()
"Show the Emacs Manual"
(ns-open-help-anchor "index" "Emacs Manual"))
(defun aquamacs-elisp-reference ()
"Show the Emacs Lisp Reference"
(ns-open-help-anchor "index" "Emacs Lisp Reference"))
;; it's imporant to make sure that the following are in the Info.plist file:
;; <key>CFBundleHelpBookFolder</key>
;; <array>
;; <string>Aquamacs Help</string>
;; <string>Emacs Manual</string>
;; </array>
;; <key>CFBundleHelpBookName</key>
;; <array>
;; <string>Aquamacs Help</string>
;; <string>Emacs Manual</string>
;; </array>
;; it is vital that the folder name ("Aquamacs Help") is the same as
;; given above, and that it is also in a META tag in the help file.
;; spelling of the META tag (upper case) might be important.
; Call up help book
; (aquamacs-show-change-log)
(defun aquamacs-show-change-log ()
(ns-open-help-anchor "changelog-top" "Aquamacs Help"))
(defun gmail-mailclient-p ()
"non-nil if Gmail notifier is detected
Returns `error' if an error occurs.
Mac OS X only (Aquamacs)."
(condition-case nil
(shell-command "defaults read | grep -a1 \"LSHandlerURLScheme = mailto\"" t)
(string-match "gmailnotifier" (buffer-string)))
(error 'error)))
(provide 'mac-extra-functions)
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