[Mac OS X TeX] Selection of matching parentheses

Jerome Laurens Jerome.laurens at u-bourgogne.fr
Tue Jan 15 09:16:03 EST 2002

Maarten Sneep wrote:
> On 15-Jan-02 Bruno Voisin wrote:
> # > do not click twice on a parenthesis
> # > disable this feature in the prefs.
> #
> #  Thanks, but that's not what I meant, I wasn't speaking of clicking
> #  (either once or twice).
> #
> #  What I meant is that when you select (with the mouse) one parenthesis
> #  (same is true for curly brace) the selection is automatically extended
> #  to the matching parenthesis, so that your selection becomes the two
> #  parentheses and the text in between, regardless of what you were
> #  actually looking for.
> I think this is a feature of the cocoa text handling functions. I think I saw
> this in other programs as well. I connot check it right now, so if someone can
> confirm this (try project builder, I think it was that one)

no it is not in cocoa text view system. Apps or Extensions must
implement that themselves.
However, you can have it if you have for example Mike Ferris text extras

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