[OS X TeX] Editing with a TeXShop bug

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 19:01:16 CEST 2009

On Oct 1, 2009, at 8:23 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On Sep 30, 2009, at 8:48 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> On Sep 30, 2009, at 9:39 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>>> Here's a possible alternative. And it will work with any  
>>> application that uses Apple's Text Framework; e.g., Mail,  
>>> TeXShop. Get KeyBindings.zip from <http://homepage.mac.com/ 
>>> herbs2> and follow the directions for installation (works with  
>>> 10.3.9--10.6.1).
>>> Then Ctl-X Space (Ctl-X and then, separately, the Space key) to  
>>> set an invisible Mark at the location of the cursor (you can only  
>>> have one Mark but you can reset it anywhere). Then, when you want  
>>> to return to the Mark you press Ctl-X Ctl-X (that's Ctl-X twice)  
>>> and the present location of the cursor and the Mark switch places  
>>> so Ctl-X Ctl-X will switch the two points again.
>>> There are other features of the supplied keybindings, e.g., with  
>>> the cursor within a word Ctl-U, Shift-Ctl-U and Ctl-Opt-U will  
>>> Capitalize, UPPERCASE or lowercase the word. I use the Ctl-U a  
>>> lot because I keep forgetting to capitalize the start of sentences.
>>> Other things too; Ctl-V and Opt-V scroll the text one window down/ 
>>> up while keeping the cursor vertically centered in the window.
>> Yes, I have long wanted to "explore" your stuff. But here is my  
>> problem: I tend to break things (E.g. when I walk into a bank, a  
>> couple of minutes later everything has come to a standstill.) So,  
>> I need to wait until I have an extended period of time so as to  
>> have a reasonable chance of repairing the damages. But I will, I  
>> will. Real Soon Now.
>> Grateful regards
>> --schremmer
> Howdy,
> This involves placing one file (DefaultKeyBinding.dict ---  
> supplied) in one folder (~/Library/KeyBindings/ --- you may have to  
> create this folder) and logging out and back in. If you don't like  
> it just remove the file (and folder if you wish) and log out and  
> back in. There isn't anything to break.

You would be surprised. Others have been. :-)))

But I owe it to you to give it a try sooner than later. So, I  
promise: before the end of the year.

Best regards

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