[OS X TeX] help
samcox2 at mac.com
Thu Feb 28 17:45:51 EST 2008
On 28-Feb-08, at 4:34 PM, ludwik kowalski wrote:
> 1) Thanks to all who commented on what I posted several days ago.
> Your messages convinced me not to give up, and to continue learning
> the Latex language.
> 2) Using TexShop I am composing an input.tex file. The file is long
> because I pasted a long text into it. Here what I would like to be
> able to do (but do not know how). Suppose I select a large number of
> lines. Is there a command for placing the % sign in front of each of
> them at once? Then I would select a small set of commands and remove
> the % from them before pressing the "typeset" button. That would be
> useful in debugging.
Yes. Select the text. In the menu bar click on Source -> Comment.
To remove the %, select the text, then click Source -> Uncomment.
> 3) Error messages often refer to line numbers. But lines are not
> numbered. Is there a command like "go to line 123" in TexShop?
Yes. In the menu bar, click Edit -> Line number ...
> Thanks in advance.
> Ludwik Kowalski, a retired physicist
> 5 Horizon Road, apt.2702, Fort Lee, NJ, 07024, USA
> Also an amateur journalist at http://csam.montclair.edu/~kowalski/cf/
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