# [OS X TeX] Editing with a TeXShop bug

Richard Koch koch at math.uoregon.edu
Tue Sep 29 23:09:20 EDT 2009

Herb,

I listened. I removed the command key equivalents for Bold and Italic
in TeXShop as of the next MacTeX beta. Thanks for the push.

Dick

On Sep 29, 2009, at 7:11 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

>
> On Sep 29, 2009, at 8:32 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>
>> TeXShop has a bug;
>>
>> When you hit Apple B the whole source is boldfaced. Hit Apple Z and
>> the whole source reverts to normal as it should. Now start typing.
>> The source you are typing is boldfaced.
>>
>> Since I am not a good typist, it happens to me a bit more than I
>> would like.
>>
>> BUT: it finally occurred to me that this is an excellent way to see
>> what I am adding to the source when I am editing since the "bug"
>> survives typesetting.
>>
>> Of course, if you close and re-open the source everything is back
>> to normal.
>>
>> So, in fact,
>>
>> TeXShop has a very nice editing feature.
>>
>> Happy regards
>> --schremmer
>
> Howdy,
>
> I've always disliked the use of Cmd-B and Cmd-I assigned to setting
> the SOURCE text into Bold or Italic; they would be much better sued
> to run macros that inserted the selection into \textbf{...} and
> \emph{...}. I dislike those shortcuts enough that I've removed them
> in a personal build of TeXShop.
>
> When you set Cmd-B all of the present text is converted to Bold and
> anything you then add will also be bold. By doing a Cmd-Z you undo
> the change to existing text but the Bold toggle is still turned on.
>
> Good Luck,
>
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
>
>
>
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