# [OS X TeX] Feature Request Math Bracket

Richard J Benish rjbenish at teleport.com
Wed Mar 12 19:38:58 EDT 2008

You folks are great! Thank you very much.

RB

>On Mar 12, 2008, at 2:15 PM, Richard J Benish wrote:
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>>I mean in the Editor. And I should have mentioned also the "braces"
>>that contain arguments for commands, like \frac, superscript and
>>subscript, etc. In the Editor these all get very hard to keep track
>>of.
>>
>>I'm using TeXShop Version 2.10beta8 (210).
>>
>
>Howdy,
>
>First... I'd update to TeXShop 2.14.
>
>>For long equations in which I know I've gotten lost because the
>>file won't render, I sometimes resort to taking a screen shot,
>>printing it and then, with various colored hi-lighters breaking it
>>down to find the error. It would be nice if the colored hi-lighters
>>were in the program.
>>
>>Thanks for all the help.
>>
>>Richard Benish
>
>
>TeXShop does have a couple of features that can help.
>
>1)Check Parens Matching' in TeXShop->Preferences->Document->Editor
>and when you use a closing delimiter the cursor will jump to the
>matching opening delimiter momentarily and hi-light it.
>
>2)If you Double Click on a delimiter (opening or closing) all the
>text between the opening and closing delimiter, including the
>delimiters, will get selected.
>
>You could set up a keyboard mapping (known as Auto Complete) that
>will always put in matched delimiter pairs with the cursor between
>them but I find that more of a distraction than a help.
>
>Good Luck,
>
>Herb Schulz
>(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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