[OS X TeX] Warning - Find broken in TexShop 1.35b, no undo
Schremmer.Alain at verizon.net
Thu Sep 2 21:42:52 CEST 2004
I think the problem is that as you use Find after having downloaded
1.35, "Delimit by Whitespace" is ALREADY checked. It took me a while to
realize this. Having no idea of what it meant I unchecked it and all was
I would suggest, though, in consideration of the unwary such as myself,
that Find should be downloaded with "Delimit by Whitespace" NOT already
Bob Kerstetter wrote:
> Hi Ralph,
> On Sep 2, 2004, at 10:12 AM, Ralph Martin wrote:
>> I hope this is not another false alarm.
>> However, with regular expressions OFF, I did a search for
>> ( )
>> and replace all with
>> I got quite undesired results, with all ( replaced by () and all )
>> replaced by ().
>> Worse still, there is no undo for find and replace.
>> I have just messed up my lecture notes for next semester quite
>> badly... :-(
> I assume you're using TeXShop 1.35. When you are using Regex Find,
> there is an option in the "More Options" pane called "Delimit by
> Whitespace". When this is checked the Find searches for each word
> separately. So if you search for:
> blah whatever
> the search will find "blah" and "whatever" but not "blah whatever".
> This is the same thing as searching for blah|whatever using regex.
> This "Delimit by Whitespace" option works for the various search
> syntaxes (ruby, perl....) and for "Simple Matching" (regex off)
> In your case, if you had "Delimit by Whitespace" enabled and regex
> off, it would find "(" and replace it with "()" and ")" and replace it
> with "()". So result would be "() ()" --- kind of a bummer.
> The regex panel is pretty cool. Very flexible. And a very sharp knife.
> I did something similar to this on day one.
> Undo does work, but you have to switch to the text window to activate
> it. This is different from the regular system-wide Find.
> Take care,
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