# [OS X TeX] TeXShop Daily Experience/Usage (\ref, \cite)

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Wed Sep 14 23:16:16 CEST 2005

On Sep 14, 2005, at 5:01 PM, Jung-Tsung Shen wrote:

> I would like to get some input and advice from people using TeXShop
> (or other frontend):
>
> I had been using WinEdt on WIndows more than I was on TexShop on Mac.
> Recently I set up a nice CVS server, so the synchronization is no
> longer a problem and I decided to use TexShop more often.
>
> Both Frontends are excellent programs in their own ways. There is one
> feature on WinEdt, however, that I would very much like to see on
> TeXShop: on WinEdt, when you type '\ref{}', or '\cite', for example,
> then a pop-up little window shows up to let you select the item so you
> don't have to look for it.
>
> It appears that this feature is not on TeXShop. I was wondering how
> other users handle this situation?

Last summer, Will Robertson posted a nice macro for doing this. You
can find it by looking in the archives on (and after) August 21,
2004. See:

http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/MacOSX-TeX-Digests/

and:

http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/

Good luck.

-- Gary
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