[OS X TeX] Leopard Quick Look & TeX

Kino quinon at rio.odn.ne.jp
Fri Nov 30 15:51:52 CET 2007

On 2007-11-30, at 7:09 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Nov 29, 2007, at 2:09 PM, Maarten Sneep wrote:
>> On 29 nov 2007, at 03:33, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>> Now that I have Quick Look treating .tex files as public.plain- 
>>> text I see that the Text.qlgenerator doesn't seem to understand  
>>> UTF-8.
>> Open textedit, and set its default encoding to unicode. How's that  
>> for a clear user interface?
>> Maarten
> Howdy,
> I read that before and it didn't seem to do anything. Tried it  
> again, now, and still, using Quick Look on a file I know is UTF-8 is  
> being misread.

If you have saved the file once in TextEdit, Quick Look will displayed  
it correctly. See

Alternatively set the attribute manually.

xattr -w com.apple.TextEncoding UTF-8 <file-path>


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