[OS X TeX] "I wish this worked a bit differently" list
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 16:11:09 EDT 2007
On Sep 12, 2007, at 4:00 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Sep 12, 2007, at 2:05 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> On Sep 12, 2007, at 2:27 PM, Martin Costabel wrote:
>>> Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>>> If I click and drag a selection and I get to the bottom of the
>>>> window the window automatically scrolls downward to extend the
>>> Doesn't work if the window is flush with the bottom of the screen.
>> Indeed, and that happens when I click on the green button.
> I just tried that and, indeed, it won't auto-scroll. I'd consider
> that a (minor) bug and report it at <http://sourceforge.net/
> I still maintain that the most efficient way is NOT to scroll but
> to Click at the start of the selection and Shift-Click at the end
> of the selection.
I certainly agree and I do that whenever I have a really long piece
of text. I click at the beginning of the selection or I start
scrolling, then I go to the output, apple click where I want the
selection to end and shift click in the synchronized place in the
source. If all goes right, all goes right.
But for some reason, I do tend to start scrolling if the end is just
beyond the pale.
And, since I had reported that a long time ago and, if memory serve—
but it serves less and less these days—you told me that it worked, I
shrugged and got into the habit of enlarging the window by hand,
leaving a bit of room below.
And then I started using the green button!
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