[OS X TeX] Re: List of feature requests on this list

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 00:28:23 CET 2009

On Mar 3, 2009, at 3:59 PM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:

> Here is a feature I would love to see in TS: I would like TS to  
> recognize the structure of math constructs so that consecutive  
> clicks of the mouse select increasingly larger contexts. Here is  
> what I mean. Suppose I have an expression like
> \frac{1+ \exp(a(x))}{2}
> If I place the cursor inside the exponential (say, right after the  
> letter a) then I would like to see the following behavior:
> --one click of the mouse selects the argument of the exponential, a(x)
> --the next click selects the exponential, \exp{a(x)}
> --the next click selects the entire numerator, 1+ \exp(a(x))
> --the next click selects the entire fraction, ... and so on.
> A wish for sequential clicking  may sound esoteric but Mathematica  
> in fact implements it very nicely and it's a feature I now use a lot.

I will add this to the wish list but may I point out that

>> In order to facilitate archive searches, features being suggested/
>> requested on this list should probably be suggested/requested under
>> their own name rather than in this thread.


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