[OS X TeX] TeX.mdimporter

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Tue Jan 3 09:55:05 EST 2006

On Jan 3, 2006, at 05:44, Jan Hegewald wrote:

> I tried to send the following message to Norm Gall  
> (gall at spookyhill.net) privately but always got an auto reply, so I  
> guess he did not receive it. As I wanted to ask about  
> TeX.mdimporter and umlaut support which might interesting for the  
> list anyway, here is my original email:
> Hello,
> I just installed your TeX.mdimporter and I want to thank you for  
> such a useful importer!
> I wonder if it would be possible to let TeX.mdimporter recognize  
> umlauts properly? If I e.g. search for 'Wellenhöhenänderung' the  
> corresponding pdf is found, but not the tex document. Is there  
> something you (or I) can do to improve this?

If your umlauts are input directly as ü, it should work (depending on  
how TeX.mdimporter guesses your file's encoding; I haven't seen the  
source).  If you use \"u, it won't work; it's something that could be  
implemented, but would be too inefficient for use in an mdimporter.


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