[OS X TeX] converting crossref

Justin C. Walker justin at mac.com
Mon Jul 23 07:11:03 CEST 2007

On Jul 22, 2007, at 16:55 , Adam R. Maxwell wrote:

> On Jul 22, 2007, at 16:42, Justin C. Walker wrote:
>>>> As it stands, the title shows up (both in the preview window and  
>>>> the actual PDF) with a properly accented 'e'.  Does this mean  
>>>> the proper character is being displayed?  I ask simply out of  
>>>> ignorance :-}
>>> Sorry, I should have been more clear:  BibDesk converts Unicode<- 
>>> >TeX automatically when saving and reading files, if the  
>>> appropriate box is checked in the Files preference pane.  This  
>>> makes searching, viewing, and sorting a bit nicer.
>> Eewww: you mean actual unreadable gunk in the files?
> Certainly not.  I mean readable Unicode characters such as ü are  
> displayed in BibDesk, but it converts that to the less readable  
> {\"u} when saving the file...so you can still use /bin/ed to edit  
> it if you want :).  This is particularly convenient when you copy/ 
> paste from sources that display accented characters.

Oh, good.  I got it backwards.

>> Ick.  It's ASCII for me; all this newfangled UTF encoding just  
>> makes it hard to read ;-}
> Maybe we just have different ideas of what "readable" actually  
> means...

I fail to see how that could even be possible.  :-}


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