[OS X TeX] Misc TeXShop
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Mar 9 18:59:19 EDT 2009
On Mar 9, 2009, at 5:52 PM, Richard Koch wrote:
> Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> The extra % (%%! rather than %!) is there only because starting a
>> file with a line beginning with %! is interpreted by (some?)
>> PostScript printers as the start of a Postscript File. TeXShop just
>> doesn't care is the extra % is there.
> TeXShop also recognizes this syntax with a space between the %
> and !, as in
> % !TEX TS-program = luaLaTeX
> This is the preferred form because it avoids %% and the
> controversial %!. In the next version of TeXShop, the "program",
> "encoding", and "root" macros will produce this form. The old %!TEX
> and %%!TEX versions will continue to work in the future.
> Translating TeXShop Help is always in a chaotic state because it is
> such a thankless task. Users who want to update localized help
> should write me so they don't duplicate effort, and then proceed.
Didn't want to mention that form because I can't remember which
version of TeXShop introduced that form. If I had to guess it would be
2.18 but that is pure speculation.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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