[OS X TeX] TeX.mdimporter

Norm Gall gall at spookyhill.net
Tue Jan 3 13:12:08 EST 2006

On 3-Jan-06, at 11:05 AM, Jan Hegewald wrote:

> Hello,
> Am 03.01.2006 um 17:28 schrieb Norm Gall:
>>> If your umlauts are input directly as ü, it should work
> they are directly entered, TeXShop can find "Wellenhöhenänderung"  
> within the tex file.
>>> (depending on how TeX.mdimporter guesses your file's encoding; I  
>>> haven't seen the source).  If you use \"u, it won't work;
> Sure (-;
>>> it's something that could be implemented, but would be too  
>>> inefficient for use in an mdimporter.
>> Adam is right. TeX.mdimporter finds "Wellenhöhenänderung" in  
>> a .tex file fine when it is input "Wellenhöhenänderung".
> No, here it is not working.
>> I start guessing encoding with UTF-8, then ISO Latin-1. It picks  
>> up everything I use here.
> I converted the tex file from MacOSRoman to ISO Latin-1 with Xcode,  
> but nothing changed. Then I tried UTF-8 and this did work.  
> Converting back to ISO Latin-1 did also work this time. I am puzzled.


Do an mdimport -d3 on the file that is supposed to have this string  
and send me the output by e-mail offlist.


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