[OS X TeX] Stupid question on TeXShop

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Wed Jul 27 15:22:56 CEST 2005


Le 27 juil. 05 à 14:42, Bruno Voisin a écrit :

> 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.

Well, looking at the file EncodingSupport.m in TeXShop's source code  
it seems there is no provision for Windows Latin 1 encoding in  
TeXShop's editor, and only the 24 encodings appearing in the pull- 
down menu are available.

However there exists indeed a corresponding string  
NSWindowsCP1252StringEncoding in Apple's Cocoa API <http:// 
developer.apple.com/documentation/Cocoa/Reference/Foundation/ 
ObjC_classic/Classes/NSString.html#//apple_ref/doc/uid/20000154-35474- 
CJBIAHGF>, which seems to indicate it should be possible to modify  
EncodingSupport.m to add this encoding to TeXShop. I won't venture  
into recompilation though.

It would be nice to have a modifiable list of recognized encodings,  
as in TextEdit (at Preferences > Open and Save > Plain text file  
encoding), or maybe to have TeXShop inherit its list of encodings  
from TexEdit.

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