[OS X TeX] Deleting a piece of text on texshop editor -issue

Dilan Fernando eddfernando at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 18:01:01 CET 2013

Well I tried that but that doesn't solve my problem.
But thanks for your answer anyway.

On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 9:23 PM, Gary L. Gray <glgray at me.com> wrote:

> On Mar 2, 2013, at 8:57 PM, Dilan Fernando <eddfernando at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I use Texshop to typeset my documents. But I have a bit of a
> > problem when I want to delete some piece of text. Let's say
> > if I want to delete a whole paragraph and then I choose the
> > whole paragraph by selecting the whole thing by dragging
> > my finger on my trackpad ( I am using a Macbook Pro with Mountain Lion
> > and the latest version of TexShop) and then hit the delete key. But
> > the paragraph does not get deleted until I tap the trackpad again. I
> understand that
> > this is a minor issue, but this is so annoying.
> >
> >  I tried the same with other text editors I have and I have no such
> issues.
> > Also, if I do the same without using my trackpad, (instead select the
> > piece of text I want to delete using shift+arrow keys and hit delete
> > key then everything gets deleted without a problem. No such issues
> whatsoever.
> >
> > What am I doing wrong here? Is this a bug? Can anyone please help?.
> >
> > Thanks so much for your time.
> I have never seen this in TeXShop on any of my MacBook Pros. You may have
> a trackpad gesture turned on that is causing this to happen. Head to System
> Preferances > Trackpad and mess with some of the settings there.
> I hope this helps.
> Gary
> ----------- Please Consult the Following Before Posting -----------
> TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
> List Reminders and Etiquette: http://email.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
> List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/
> TeX on Mac OS X Website: http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/
> List Info: http://email.esm.psu.edu/mailman/listinfo/macosx-tex
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/attachments/20130303/8a6af88c/attachment.html>

More information about the macostex-archives mailing list