[OS X TeX] TeXShop on a MacBook

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Sun Mar 12 20:40:42 EST 2006

On Mar 12, 2006, at 17:12 , Gary L. Gray wrote:

> On Mar 12, 2006, at 8:00 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>> On Mar 12, 2006, at 16:20, 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.
>> I don't have a MacBook Pro, but I'm curious as to whether you've  
>> tried converting it to ppc-only with lipo and testing?  Or isn't  
>> there a way to force an application to launch using Rosetta?  That  
>> might narrow down the list of possible problems.
> Excellent suggestion!
> I just opened TeXShop using Rosetta and it does not exhibit this  
> unusual behavior. That is, it honors the "ignore case" and finds  
> strings starting with a backslash without the "Regular Expressions"  
> option checked.

It seems safe to be wary of the OgreKit find panel on Intel: I just  
tried the "Replace & Next" function, and it just deletes the found  
sequence.  This happens for both TeX-like words (\foo) and otherwise.



Justin C. Walker, Curmudgeon-At-Large
Institute for the Enhancement of the Director's Income
"Weaseling out of things is what separates us from the animals.
  Well, except the weasel."
       - Homer J Simpson

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