[OS X TeX] Navigating in the TeXShop editor

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Aug 21 09:25:02 EDT 2006

On Aug 21, 2006, at 4:22 AM, S P Suresh wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I have been using TeXShop with satisfaction over the past three  
> months or so, and actually quite like it. (I find it more  
> convenient than Emacs + TeXniscope.) But there are some basic  
> editing tasks that I still haven't learnt. For instance, Ctrl+V  
> takes me down by a page, but how do I go up by a page. PageUp  
> doesn't take the cursor up a page, but only displays the previous  
> page. In general, I have noticed that many of the common things  
> work just as in Emacs (Ctrl+V, Ctrl+K, Ctrl+D, and so on...), but  
> not all of them. For instance, Alt+V doesn't take the cursor up a  
> page, and so on. Any help on this... I am only three months into  
> the Mac, so I might be missing something basic.
> I couldn't find any documentation for simple navigation in the  
> TeXShop editor, and had to learn things by trying out various  
> things. I have at least two colleagues (an Emacs devotee and a vi  
> devotee) who hesitate to use TeXShop just because they do not want  
> to spend a lot of time learning the editor. Is there any resource I  
> can refer to for resolving my own doubts, and also for convincing  
> my friends that they can switch to TeXShop with benefit for the  
> small price of learning a new editor!? Many thanks in anticipation  
> of your help.
> Cheers,
> Suresh
> S P Suresh
> Chennai Mathematical Institute
> India


Download KeyBindings.zip for a set of files that binds some of the  
NSTextView commands (including the Alt(Option)-v behavior) as well as  
a few others. There is documentation with it as well as a webloc that  
will get you even more background and information.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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