[OS X TeX] Misc TeXShop

Richard Koch koch at math.uoregon.edu
Mon Mar 9 23:52:17 CET 2009


Folks,

Herbert Schulz wrote:
>
> The extra % (%%! rather than %!) is there only because starting a  
> file with a line beginning with %! is interpreted by (some?)  
> PostScript printers as the start of a Postscript File. TeXShop just  
> doesn't care is the extra % is there.

TeXShop also recognizes this syntax with a space between the % and !,  
as in

	% !TEX TS-program = luaLaTeX

This is the preferred form because it avoids %% and the controversial  
%!. In the next version of TeXShop, the "program", "encoding", and  
"root" macros will produce this form. The old %!TEX and %%!TEX  
versions will continue to work in the future.

Translating TeXShop Help is always in a chaotic state because it is  
such a thankless task. Users who want to update localized help should  
write me so they don't duplicate effort, and then proceed.

Dick
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