Re: [OS X TeX] Searching for ß (eszett)

Steffen Wolfrum mactex_ab at
Sun Apr 3 19:35:37 CEST 2011

Am 03.04.2011 um 18:31 schrieb Herbert Schulz:

> On Apr 3, 2011, at 10:52 AM, Steffen Wolfrum wrote:
>> Hi,
>> how can I (eg. with TeXShop) search for "ß" (the german eszett), only?
>> Now the program finds "ß" and "ss" ... mixed :o(
>> But I explicitly am searching for this single glyph.
>> I assume that its is a general MacOSX problem ...
>> Maybe somebody had this problem, too and knows a solution?
>> Thanks,
>> Steffen
> Howdy,
> Do you mean search in the PDF or the Source? If the PDF does it do that within Preview too? If so it's a PDFKit ``feature'' so belongs to Mac OS X. Don't know if there is a way to turn it off.

Yes. I meant searching in PDF. And yes, they are all affected: TeXShop, Preview, Skim, ...

Nevertheless it is annoying and there really should be a way to turn it off.

Any german speaker that knows this problem and better knows a solution, too??


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