[OS X TeX] Suspicion of TeXShop bug
gratzer at ms.umanitoba.ca
Tue Nov 29 05:50:45 CET 2005
How about \include-d files?
On Nov 28, 2005, at 10:26 PM, Richard Koch wrote:
> I apologize for the bug which was extensively discussed Monday. This
> bug will be fixed in the next release, which is essentially ready
> to go. There
> will be a week and a half delay because I must grade homework and
> give and
> grade a final.
> Ernesto Trajano de Lima correctly explained the bug when he wrote:
>>> I think I may have spotted the problem. And it may have something
>>> to do with the undo manager (cmd+z) and the save function (cmd
>>> +s). First, let me tell you that I could also reproduce it using
>>> TextEdit. So, I think the bug may be Apple's fault! ;-) Well, the
>>> steps to reproduce it are the following:
>>> 1- Open a document with TeXShop.
>>> 2- Write something and save the document (cmd+s).
>>> 3- Typeset the document. Your changes are visible in the preview
>>> 4- Now, undo what you wrote (cmd+z). The black dot should appear
>>> in the close button (the red one).
>>> 5- Start writing anything. The black dot will disappear and, for
>>> the system, the document has not changed at all.
>>> 6- Typeset again. Your changes **won't** be visible in the
>>> preview window.
> Let me confess that I've known about the bug for some time.
> Originally, TeXShop didn't allow
> undo past a save because I copied Apple's save code from the
> TextEdit source, and that code
> cleared the undo stack after a save. Then users requested the
> ability to undo past a save, so I
> added some code which almost worked. Sometimes the "file is dirty
> dot" would get out of sync
> when you retreated past a save.
> All of the discussion today caused me to investigate this matter
> again. It turns out that Apple added
> a command to Cocoa in Tiger permitting undo past a save. I just
> added it to TeXShop and it works.
> The problem will be fixed in 2.04 but not in 1.41, because 1.41
> doesn't have access to Tiger.
> koch at math.uoregon.edu
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