[OS X TeX] Voting on feature requests

Chris Goedde cgg.lists at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 18:09:36 EST 2008

On Feb 11, 2008, at 4:36 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 11.02.2008 um 22:40 schrieb Chris Goedde:
>>> F—A Typeset button that does NOT save at the same time
>> I don't see how this would ever work,
> It was mentioned earlier that the contents in TeXShop's editor  
> window needs to be saved to disk in some particular encoding before  
> this contents can be TeX'ed. Even for an unchanged file. It would  
> also work the GNU Emacs way: what I see and edit is a copy of the  
> TeX file for pure presentational use. To run TeX on the file no  
> further action is necessary (except I've made a change). TeXShop  
> could adapt this behaviour and stop saving an untouched source file  
> – for example to keep the date it was touched last time.

I don't think that TeXShop saves non-dirty files; at least older  
versions don't (e.g. 2.10, which is what I'm running). Touching non- 
dirty files seems like a bug (if it were to occur).


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