[OS X TeX] mouse in TeXShop. [was: TeXShop 1.35e converts 0x0d to 0x0a linefeeds]
Schremmer.Alain at verizon.net
Sat Sep 25 18:20:36 CEST 2004
Is it really that hard to implement in … Preferences?
Jérôme Laurens wrote:
> Le 24 sept. 04, à 20:56, Curtis Clifton a écrit :
>> On Sep 24, 2004, at 11:01 AM, Alexandru Scorpan wrote:
>>>> Apart from that, is there a way to return to the old clicking
>>>> "In previous versions of TeXShop, if you clicked elsewhere and then
>>>> clicked on the edit window to edit, you would need to click twice
>>>> to correctly position the cursor. This is now changed; the first
>>>> click in the edit text is recognized and positions the cursor."
>>>> (I guess, a checkbox to control this would be best.)
>>> I certainly second that. I switch between a lot of windows and rely
>>> on the cursor staying where I left it in each window (and sometimes
>>> on big chunks of text remaining selected). Now I have to be careful
>>> to click on the window's frame. I'm lazy, I don't want to be
>>> careful! :-)
>> I won't begrudge you wanting the old behavior, but I do want to cast
>> my vote for (also) retaining the current behavior. I found the old
>> behavior unintuitive and annoying and really appreciate the new
>> behavior. Different strokes...
> Different notion of intuition...
> Old behaviour was
> 1 - click to activate the window
> 2 - click to place the insertion
> New behaviour is
> click to activate -and- place the insertion
> IMO, none of these choices is more intuitive than the other in the
> BTW, the question should not to be intuitive or not, the question is
> to be consistent and efficient (some call it laziness).
> As efficiency depends on one's own manner of using its mac, the two
> behaviours should be implemented and a pref check box should let the
> user switch from one behaviour to the other. The consistency with the
> behaviour generally found in other apps just helps in choosing a
> default value to start with.
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