[OS X TeX] preview on TS
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Jan 4 08:10:10 EST 2015
> On Jan 4, 2015, at 1:00 AM, Michael Sharpe <msharpe at ucsd.edu> wrote:
>> On Dec 31, 2014, at 10:36 AM, Michael Sharpe <msharpe at ucsd.edu> wrote:
>>> On Dec 31, 2014, at 9:50 AM, Nitecki, Zbigniew H. <Zbigniew.Nitecki at tufts.edu> wrote:
>>> I found it doesn't work for me: copying some source text into the window provided and then hitting typeset results in no response. It seems that maybe this feature (like the redefinition of the green button) only applies if you are using the new TS with the new OSX.
>> Experiment... was introduced in TeXShop 3.37. Take a look at
>> for more detailed instructions on usage. (It is not included in the Release notes in TeXShop's Help menu.) I don't know if it requires Mavericks or Yosemite.
> Having failed utterly in trying to modify KeyEquivalents.plist to give Edit->Experiment... a key shortcut, I made an AppleScript macro that clicks on Edit->Experiment... and copies the current selection, if non-void, of the tex source file to the Experiment window.
> It's available as ExperimentWith.zip at
> I've included the last of my failed attempts at KeyEquivalents.plist in the Fails folder of the download. If anyone has some insight into its failure, I'd appreciate it.
To make a keyboard shortcut to a menu item use System Preferences->Keyboard->Shortcuts->App Shortcuts and create it specifically for TeXShop. You must use the exact name of the menu item, including the real ellipsis, …, which is generated with Opt-; (at least on a US keyboard layout).
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