[OS X TeX] encoding and special characters in TexShop

André Bellaïche abellaic at math.jussieu.fr
Sun Sep 17 06:48:28 EDT 2006

Le 17 sept. 06 à 12:10, Robert Spence a écrit :

> Which text editor are you using to create your own input text, and  
> which encoding is it set to by default?  If it's set to "Western  
> (Mac OS Roman)", i.e. the Macintosh (standard) encoding, then  
> you'll always need \usepackage[applemac]{inputenc} in your  
> preamble.  But what text editors do your collaborators use, on  
> which platform?
> Any chance of persuading everyone to work in UTF-8 encoding, as  
> Bruno suggested?

TextEdit may be used to convert files from one encoding to another,  
since you may choose in the Preferences encoding for input and  
another one for oupput (saving).

I don't know if TextEdit is also helping when you have to convert Mac  
end-of-lines to Unix end-of-lines.

André Bellaïche

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