[OS X TeX] Leopard Quick Look & TeX

Glen Helman helmang at wabash.edu
Thu Nov 29 17:33:39 EST 2007

On Nov 29, 2007, at 5:09 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Nov 29, 2007, at 2:09 PM, Maarten Sneep wrote:
>> On 29 nov 2007, at 03:33, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>> Now that I have Quick Look treating .tex files as public.plain- 
>>> text I see that the Text.qlgenerator doesn't seem to understand  
>>> UTF-8.
>> Open textedit, and set its default encoding to unicode. How's that  
>> for a clear user interface?
>> Maarten
> Howdy,
> I read that before and it didn't seem to do anything. Tried it  
> again, now, and still, using Quick Look on a file I know is UTF-8 is  
> being misread.
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest.com)

Herb and all,

For me, it makes a difference whether the file begins with a byte- 
order mark or not: with one, Quick Look displays the file correctly,  
and without it, not. (I have utf-8 as the textedit default.)

Glen H.

Glen Helman
helmang at wabash.edu

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