[OS X TeX] XeLaTeX in TeXShop

Michael Kubovy kubovy at virginia.edu
Thu Sep 7 12:17:03 CEST 2006

Dear OS X texers,

(1) Using TeXShop Version 2.10beta2 (237): I don't see an XeLaTeX  
item in the Typeset menu.

When I compile an article using the preamble:
%!TEX TS-program = xelatex
%!TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode

the compilation takes ~10s before anything is displayed on the  
console, and another ~20 s after it says: "Display has been set to 0:0".
"This is XeTeX, Version 3.141592-2.2-0.995 (Web2C 7.5.5) entering  
extended mode"

It then hangs somewhere in "(see \url{http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ 
LaTeX}) " with:
! Extended mathchar used as mathchar (2097151).
<to be read again>
l.28 ...e \url{http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaTeX}
                                                   ) to write my  
articles, an...

If I enter <return> in the console, it ends up compiling fine.

Professor Michael Kubovy
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