[OS X TeX] finding missing braces

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Sun Mar 4 22:31:03 CET 2007

At 2:30 PM -0600 3/4/07, brian at pongonova.net wrote:
>On Sun, Mar 04, 2007 at 08:40:26PM +0100, Rolf Schmolling wrote:
>>  Someone I met in texusergroup hinted about some editors beeing smart 
>>  enough to do this but I really want to hang to TexShop because it 
>>  seems the only thing I'm able to work properly (simple but elegant,
>  > no programming-skill neded, excellent sync between source and pdf)?
>  vim would take care of this little problem for you.
>Basically, the synax highlighting changes colors when you open a
>brace...close it, and the color changes again.  It's visually apparent
>where the missing closing braces are.

(Actually I assume it's only visually apparent where the unmatched 
*open* braces are...)

How robust is this?  Does it deal with nested braces correctly?

It seems that this behaviour could also be put into the syntax 
colouring of TeXShop.  Anyone?


Alan Munn 
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