[OS X TeX] TeXShop 2.09a

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Feb 6 10:45:20 EST 2006

I can't see any complexity, if one stipulates that only the inner $  
signs are considered, i.e., the search algorithm simply searches from  
the starting $ sign to next occuring to the right. The user only has  
to think a bit.


On Feb 6, 2006, at 16:35, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> IIRC there have been talks about this on this list, years ago, but  
> the idea was abandoned because of the complexity of the matter:  
> unlike their LaTeX counterparts \( and \), the $s of plain TeX do  
> not have left and right forms, which means a number of particular  
> cases must be considered when moving forwards or backwards in a  
> file so as to catch the matching $ for a given $. It might even, I  
> imagine, involve parsing the whole input file.

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