[OS X TeX] "I wish this worked a bit differently" list

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Sep 12 16:28:34 EDT 2007

On Sep 12, 2007, at 10:59 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> ...
> 2) When you search in a selection, the selection disappears after  
> the search has been done. This creates a difficulty when you want  
> to do several searches on the same selection, particularly when the  
> selection is more than can be displayed in one window.
> Regards
> --schremmer


I'm not sure if this will help but there are some extra keybindings  
you can set up (I'll get to that in a bit) that allow you to set an  
invisible mark at some point, move the insertion point/cursor to  
another point and then select between the mark and the insertion  
point (that might be what handy in the case you mention) or swap the  
the mark and insertion point (handy to jump between two points in a  

Download KeyBindings.zip from <http://homepage.mac.com/herbs2/> and  
follwo the installation directions.

The keybindings I chose were Ctl-X Space (yes... that's a two  
successive key command) to set the mark, Ctl-X Ctl-M to select  
between the mark and the insertion point and Ctl-X Ctl-X to swap mark  
and insertion point.

All you emacs fans start to smile :-).

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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