[OS X TeX] key combination: apple + r ?

Adam M. Goldstein amgoldstein at mac.com
Sat Apr 14 00:03:41 EDT 2007

On Apr 13, 2007, at 3:44 PM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 13 avr. 07 à 20:53, Jung-Tsung Shen a écrit :
>> I was typing a manuscript on TeXShop, and accidentally pressed the  
>> key
>> combination, apple + r, instead of apple + t. Then on the editor  
>> menu,
>> a ruler and some buttons showed up, which I had never seen before. I
>> quickly checked all the drop-down menu, but didn't find this apple  
>> + r
>> key combination. Does someone know what it is for? A ruler in a tex
>> editor seems not to be of much use ...
> Cmd-R corresponds to Format > Text > Show Ruler. The keyboard  
> shortcut doesn't appear for some reason in the English version of  
> TeXShop, but it does appear in the French version. Odd!
> Generally TeXShop's editor looks and works a lot like TextEdit,  
> where you'll find Cmd-R at Format > Text > Show Ruler. The two are  
> built on the same Cocoa classes, I think.

This came up on this list before, and I think that Dick Koch said  
that it was a leftover feature that was acknowledged to be of little  
use, but that hadn't been removed.
Dr. Adam M. Goldstein
amgoldstein <at> mac <dot> com

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