[OS X TeX] automatic superscript braces in TeXShop editor

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sat Jan 28 12:26:39 EST 2012

On Jan 28, 2012, at 11:15 AM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. wrote:

> I have for a long time had a setting in my TeXShop editor that automatically enclosed the contents of a superscript in braces (i.e., typing ^ yielded ^{}).  I have no memory how I accomplished this, but it must have been by checking a box, since I am not even remotely an Applescript guy.  Very recently, this feature disappeared (it may have been when I installed TS 3.06), and I looked through various manuals to see how
> to restore it, but have not found it.  Does anyone have a suggestion how to do it?
> Zbigniew Nitecki
> Department of Mathematics


Open the Key Bindings Editor (Source->Key Bindings->Edit Key Bindings File…) and look at the list. Put ^ in the Input: pane and ^{#SEL##INS#} in the Output: pane and press the + button; that adds the new key binding to the list. Hope this helps.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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