[OS X TeX] Silent Updates and TeXShop 3.36.1
juantolo at me.com
Wed May 21 17:36:01 EDT 2014
I have downoaded TexShop 3.36.1. However, when I double-click on the TeXShop application, it tells me that I am using version 3.18.
How can I in effect replace the old version by the new one?
On May 21, 2014, at 2:14 PM, Richard Koch <koch at math.uoregon.edu> wrote:
> Sometimes I discover a bug in TeXShop an hour after a new release. In the past I’ve responded
> by fixing the bug “silently” without changing the version number, in hopes that most downloads
> will contain the fixed version.
> From now on, I’ll create a new version number of TeXShop with an added digit. For example,
> version 3.35.1 would be a corrected version of version 3.35. The Sparkle update mechanism will notice
> this change and report that a new version is available.
> When I make a minor change of this sort, I won’t update any “change documents” and won't
> update “About This Release.” The only spot in the TeXShop web pages to indicate a minor release will
> be the initial page http://pages.uoregon.edu/koch/texshop/texshop.html, which will show the full version
> number of the latest release.
> As a test of all this, I just released TeXShop 3.36.1. This version deserves to be called 3.37 since it fixes
> a real bug, but then we’d have no test of the new mechanism.
> Here’s the bug: Several users pointed out that in recent versions of TeXShop, the command-1 shortcut
> to switch between the Preview and Source windows works initially and then eventually stops working.
> I was never able to reproduce this bug until Santiago Ontanon discovered that the bug is triggered
> by closing, and then reopening, the Preview Window. Thanks, Santiago!
> Dick Koch
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