[OS X TeX] TeXShop Feature Request
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Sat Mar 7 23:16:09 CET 2009
On Mar 7, 2009, at 4:50 PM, Alex Hamann wrote:
> On 07.03.2009, at 14:10, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Mar 7, 2009, at 7:53 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>>> Windows for both Preview and Source as far as I'm concerned. I
>>>> always want both in (at least partial) view. Adding tabs takes
>>>> away from space for text.
>>> I agree but then I have two screens.
>>> However, we don't all have large screen(s), so how about giving
>>> the choice to the user in the Preferences?
>> I've got a 15inch diagonal screen on my MacBook Pro and even
>> though the Preview and Source windows overlap I'd never want tabs
>> for them. Even the Console or Log shouldn't be in a tab since I
>> want to see those windows along with the Source window even if
>> they must overlap. In general I think tabs are a bad idea in this
>> situation and they also uselessly take up limited space on my
>> smallish screen.
>> Of course you can Preferences for all sorts of stuff but that just
>> makes the Application more complex to set up and use as well as
>> maintain since the possible combinations of choices increases
>> Good Luck,
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
> I second Herb's view on this. Even though I am on a 12'' iBook
> screen I don't see the point in tabbing the pdf and the source. How
> would you syncing expect to work in such a setting? Automatic
> switch of tab?
> My favorite editor Aquamacs (I know, I just qualified my vote for
> the future of TeXShop but for what it's worth, it is my 2nd most
> used editor) has tabs and I use them only to open the master and
> the input file in tabs of the same frame. This is nice. Pdf preview
> and source should be kept apart.
How about letting each use decide by setting a switch in the
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