[OS X TeX] Fine tuning "captions"
bvoisin at mac.com
Tue Jan 25 02:41:46 EST 2005
Le 24 janv. 05, à 20:58, Maarten Sneep a écrit :
> On 24 jan 2005, at 20:06, Denis Chabot wrote:
>> I have two documents that look identical in every detail as for the
>> preamble and the way tables are constructed.
>> Yet one says "Table 1: Here is the caption." whereas the other says
>> "Tab. 1 - Here is the caption."
>> I can't figure out how to control the beginning of the caption, Table
>> vs Tab, punctuation, etc.
>> Both were obtained with the article class.
> Possibly a difference with the option to Babel. If you have BBEdit,
> you might want to perform a "diff" on the two preambles, to see all
> differences, this might highlight the problem (is diff also built into
> TextWrangler?). Without actually seeing any preamble, the above is a
> mere educated guess, hope it helps.
As an alternative to BBEdit's "Find Differences..." menu item, you have
the FileMerge application
(/Developer/Applications/Utilities/FileMerge.app, also available in the
Finder as a Service) included on Apple's XCode or Developer Tools CD.
XCode can be downloaded for free from the ADC site (free registration
required); it's a 372.4 MB download.
In my experience, though, FileMerge appears less reliable than BBEdit's
"Find Differences...": an interface a bit less intuitive, and sometimes
FileMerge highlights big chunks of text as differing from each other,
whereas BBEdit is able to indicate precisely the small bits that are
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