[OS X TeX] [editors] TextMate
will at guerilla.net.au
Thu Nov 25 22:11:42 EST 2004
On 26 Nov 2004, at 1:26 PM, Richard Seguin wrote:
> But it's also missing support for proportional type. I was able to get
> a few to display, but it looks terrible. I really don't like working
> with fixed width fonts. They're all right for programming code, but
> tiring for paragraph formatted text.
Ah, I hadn't mentioned that. I tend to still use proportional fonts for
TeX, but I know what you mean. I quite like using a proportional font
for text and a fixed width font for commands in iTeXMac.
> (If you've never tried it, you should try Georgia. This proportional
> font has easy to read brackets and braces, unlike a lot of other
> proportional fonts. Thanks to whoever it was on this list who alerted
> me to this one a few years ago!)
I don't have it. Is it an old Mac OS 9 font? (I thought I had those,
> Another thing that it's missing is the navigation that TeXShop and
> iTeXMac provides us. BBEdit can easily duplicate the tag system in
> TeXShop, but this editor can't do this yet. Folding may be helpful
> here, but I don't think it's a substitute.
The bookmarks feature I mentioned can sort of do it, but you're right.
(I'd like the TeXShop tags feature to be extensible, also.)
At the moment it's not worth switching to TextMate, but I thought I'd
bring it up because it does have some novel things.
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