[OS X TeX] TeXShop on a MacBook

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Sun Mar 12 19:31:23 EST 2006

On Mar 12, 2006, at 7:20 PM, Justin C. Walker wrote:

> I have a weird problem with TeXShop.  I am running on a MacBook,  
> with what claims to be 2.0.9a of TeXShop, gotten from the MacTeX  
> download (the BIG one) less than a week ago.
> I have the OgreKit find panel selected.
> It appears that the "ignore case" selection is ignored (ironic, I  
> know).  If I search for, say "proof", it will find instances of  
> "proof", but not of "Proof".  I have quit, restarted, opened and  
> closed the find panel, checked and unchecked the "ignore case" box,  
> but this doesn't alter the outcome.
> There is nothing in the console log to indicate a problem.
> In addition, if I search for "mathfrak{m}", it won't find it even  
> though the string is there (checked with emacs).  I don't know how  
> this relates to the "ignore case" issue.
> The Apple Find panel works as expected on all of the above.  Anyone  
> seen something like this before?
> I have what I think is 2.0.9a running on a PowerPC Mac, and it  
> behaves correctly with OgreKit.  I didn't get this copy from MacTeX.

I am also seeing unusual behavior. Now maybe it is supposed to work  
this way (I don't recall it being like this before moving to my MBP),  
but unless I have the regular expressions option checked, it won't  
find (La)TeX commands, i.e., if I search for \frac, it won't find it.  
It was also case sensitive until I turned on regular expressions and  
the ignore case was ignored.

A colleague with a MBP sees the same behavior.

Does checking the "Regular Expressions" box in the find panel correct  
what you are seeing?

-- Gary
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