[OS X TeX] 1) Search source file when preview is active (`front'). 2) Incremental search

Nicolae Garleanu garleanu at haas.berkeley.edu
Sat May 24 01:25:47 CEST 2014

Thanks, Herb, I didn¹t know about Cmd-1, which is an improvement over my
circling through TexShop windows using the HyperSwitch shortcut. Very nice.

I would still quite like to know, though, how to assign a shortcut to a
series of simple TexShop commands (e.g., Cmd-1 Cmd-F, easy though it is to
type it directly).


On 5/23/14, 16:17, "Herbert Schulz" <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

>On May 23, 2014, at 6:08 PM, Nicolae Garleanu
><garleanu at haas.berkeley.edu> wrote:
>> Hi, 
>> I would like to be able to press Cmd-F when in the preview and search
>>the source file. I thought I¹d try something myself before bothering
>>everyone, so I looked at the standard macros, and aimed for something
>>along the lines of
>> --Applescript 
>> tell application "TeXShop"
>> FindŠ
>> end tell  
>> Of course it didn¹t work. Whether it¹s just because to invoke the
>>command `FindŠ¹ the syntax is more complex, or there is another flaw, I
>>don¹t know. I am sure it¹s possible, as `Insert Begin/End¹, for
>>instance, works when called from the preview, as do others. There
>>probably is a more elegant solution altogether, that simply makes the
>>standard `Find¹ command available. (The alternative, of course, is to
>>move to the source window, which is what I do currently.)
>> A related topic is whether one can have an incremental search command
>>in TexShop. It is available in Chrome, say, so should not need
>>programming from scratch.
>> Thank you.
>> Nicolae
>I guess I wouldn't find Cmd-1, Cmd-F terrible to do; Cmd-1 switches to
>the Source window so that Cmd-F gives the usual Find dialog.
>Also, If you are trying to find a location in the Source based on a
>location in the Preview simply Cmd-Click in the Preview window at the
>location and it will show up in the Source window. It works the other way
>too---well, not quite as well since it gets you to the correct paragraph
>rather than the right words.
>Good Luck,
>Herb Schulz
>(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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