[OS X TeX] A question from a new member

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Oct 16 17:11:44 CEST 2006

On Oct 16, 2006, at 9:49 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:

> Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>> 3.in-line spellchecking if possible, since I write in english,  
>>> and it is not my native language;
>> As with other Cocoa editors, using CocoAspell will give you this  
>> feature and it also ``knows'' about LaTeX (and the list is  
>> extensible).
> When I mispell (often), TeXShop alerts me. But I just checked and I  
> don't have CocoAspell. So, who is doing the checking for me? And  
> what would CocoAspell do for /this/ non-native speaker?


You are using the built-in OS X spellchecker. CocoAspell is smart  
about LaTeX commands.

> ...
>>> 5. if possible, shortcuts for things like bold, emphasize...
>> Write a macro that does it and assign a keyboard shortcut to it.  
>> Right now the usual shortcuts, Cmd-I and Cmd-B, can't be  
>> reassigned easily but others work.
> That is, I think, my /only gripe/ with TeXShop: What is the point  
> of Command B / Command I boldfacing/italicizing the whole Source?

Agreed here. I believe those bindings will change in future versions  
of TeXShop. by the way, I think one of the bindings has already been  
release (so you can use it with a proper macro) in TeXShop 2.10beta2.

> ...
> And my one major wish is that TeXShop would be able to "fold"  
> chapters and sections. (If I had the time and the capability of  
> doing so, this is the one feature I would try to develop into  
> TeXShop. And, no, this is not a hint.)
> Regards
> --schremmer

Add a feature request (there are lots of them!) at <http:// 

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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