[OS X TeX] Encoding
arnokruse at macnews.de
Sun Jan 15 05:46:14 EST 2006
Thank you for your helpful answer, Axel!
But the whole encoding stuff seems to be quite obscure and difficile.
So I had to use the ucs-package to avoid some strange results, but
even in the new LaTeX Companion I could not find more than a few
lines (p 360f); and they did not really help me.
> On Jan 14, 2006, at 4:42 AM, Arno Kruse wrote:
>> Concerning my xhtml stuff, I have succeedfully switched to utf8
>> encoding; BBEdit has helped intensively.
>> My first cautious attempts to do the same with my .tex stuff ended
>> in disaster: files with delightful, but senseless glyphs. [...]
> If by "senseless glyphs" you mean in your .tex input files,
> have you tried BBEdit capability to reopen files with another
> File --> Reopen Using Encoding
> and try different encoding (Latin 1, Mac Roman, etc.) until all
> glyphs are right, and then Save As... your file in UTF-8, no-BOM.
At first not, but now I use it. Great!
> If this works, one last thing ---I don't know why, but recently,
> with newly created files in BBEdit, I have had to open them in
> TeXShop, do any small change (like deleting a space and putting it
> back) and save the file before I can typeset it.
This did not happen to me.
> After that, I can safely edit the file in BBEdit.
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