[OS X TeX] Re: Latexian 1.0 Released

Richard Koch koch at math.uoregon.edu
Thu Dec 9 19:28:04 CET 2010


Claus,

On Dec 9, 2010, at 10:06 AM, Claus Gerhardt wrote:

> BBEdit and TextEdit (the newer versions) can detect the encoding of a plain text file when opening it and they are using the corresponding encoding when saving the file. In TextEdit's preferences the default encoding should be set to automatic.

This is a feature I deliberately avoid in TeXShop. There is no
"magic marker" in the file defining the encoding, so automatic detection depends on
employing a heuristic which usually works but can fail. As a user, I'd
rather be certain.

Dick Koch 


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