[OS X TeX] command completion in TeXshop and Texworks

Alan T Litchfield alan at alphabyte.co.nz
Thu Nov 26 13:43:36 EST 2009

It works great, and it is easy to add personal commands to. The list  
is a text file and the structure is obvious.


On 27/11/2009, at 2:44 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Nov 25, 2009, at 11:18 PM, Per Ting wrote:
>> I like the command completion of Texworks that cycles through all  
>> possible
>> commands by hitting Tab. Is it possible to have this feature in  
>> Texshop? (I
>> am using MacTex 2009)
>> Thanks
> Howdy,
> Since TeXworks is modelled on TeXShop the idea came from TeXShop (it  
> uses the Escape (esc) key instead of the Tab key which is standard  
> on a Mac). The completion list supplied with TeXShop is minimal but  
> you can  get a much more complete list (the one that TeXworks uses)  
> along with a couple of Applescript Macros, to be placed in the Macro  
> Menu using the built-in Macro Editor, as CommandCompletion.zip from <http://homepage.mac.com.herbs2 
> >.
> If you are on an Intel system, are using OS X 10.5 or 10.6 and are  
> using the English localization you can download TeXShop2.28(HS) 
> (Lite).zip to get a personal version of TeXShop that has extended  
> versions of the macros as built-in commands that allows for comments  
> in the arguments of commands. You can get it from the same site as  
> given above. Some documentation comes packaged with that version.

Alan T Litchfield
PO Box 141, Auckland, 1140
New Zealand

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