[OS X TeX] TeXShop 2.09

Kyle Johnson kbj at linguist.umass.edu
Sun Jan 29 11:06:44 EST 2006

On Jan 29, 2006, at 11:00 AM, Gary L. Gray wrote:

> On Jan 29, 2006, at 10:55 AM, Kyle Johnson wrote:
>> On Jan 29, 2006, at 10:48 AM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>>> On Jan 29, 2006, at 8:01 AM, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
>>>> 1) Something very small but yet very useful would be a kind of  
>>>> "Balance" command.
>>>> You might know it: The cursor stands right in some text, you  
>>>> press "Balance" and the entire area around the cursor gets  
>>>> highlithed: from the closest opening bracket to the  
>>>> corresponding closing bracket.
>>>> Very useful!
>>> I can't comment on your other requests, but TeXShop already does  
>>> the above. Simply double-click a delimiter and TeXShop will  
>>> select it, its matching partner, and everything in between.  
>>> BBEdit and Xcode do this too. I think it is part of NSTextView,  
>>> which, I believe, TeXShop uses.
>> This isn't the behavior I get on my TeXShop 2.09 running on  
>> 10.4.4. It's this feature that keeps me wedded to BBEdit.
> That is odd, since it certainly works here for (), [], and {} pairs  
> (I just tried it again to make sure I am not delirious on this  
> Sunday morning). I am also running 10.4.4 and TeXShop 2.09, but it  
> has had this capability for years. This is just a guess, but there  
> might be a pref you need to turn on. Do you have "Parens Matching"  
> turned on in the Document tab in the TeXShop Preferences?

I do have "Parens Matching" turned on. Could it be that you have the  
TextExtras that Maarten Sneep mentions in his post?
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