[OS X TeX] Find & Replace
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Sep 19 13:43:00 EDT 2013
On Sep 19, 2013, at 8:41 AM, Ulrich Groh <ugroh at me.com> wrote:
> If I try to use the find&replace function in TexShop then I fail if I search for, e.q. \iftex \hfill \qedsymbol \fi . The same happens in TeXEdit. Therefore this seems to be an OS X problem (?). Any suggestion?
In Ogrekit the \ has a special meaning because it is used to `quote' the following letter. To explicitly search for a \ you need to `quote' it; i.e., use \\. So search for
\\iftex \\hfill \\qedsymbol \\fi
and that sequence should be found.
I have no idea what is happening in TextEdit. Does it do regex?
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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