[OS X TeX] Stupid question on TeXShop

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Jul 27 14:42:28 CEST 2005


A certainly stupid question: where is Windows Latin 1 encoding in  
TeXShop's Document preference panel? I can see Mac OS Roman and Iso  
Latin 1, as well as a bunch of other encodings, but not Windows Latin  
1. Is it there under a different name? I searched the help with no luck.

Reason for asking this: I'm trying to help a colleague working with  
MikTeX and WinEdit on a Windows PC collaborate with a beginner TeX  
user on a Mac with TeXShop; both need accented characters. After  
trial-and-error we've found out WinEdit uses Windows Latin 1 encoding  
(we've not been able to find any pref setting the encoding in  
WinEdit), leading to \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc}. It thus would  
help to set TeXShop to use Windows Latin 1 as well, or at least to be  
able to import Windows Latin 1 files (rather than requiring separate  
installation of an encoding converter such as Cyclone).

Bruno Voisin 
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