[OS X TeX] New MacBook Pro

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 21:02:12 CET 2016

On , at 2016 Oct 31,7:13 AM, Vamos, Peter wrote:

> I’ve been waiting for this for some time but now not so sure that I’ll upgrade.(I have MacBook Pro Retina, 13-inch, Late 2012 but only with a 256 GB SSD which I now find is too small.) Here are a couple of (possibly rhetorical) questions.
> 1) Touch Bar. Is there anyone on this list, apart from Dick of course, who had some experience/knowledge of this? Would TeXShop be able to use it? Would it be any useful for TeXShop? Will Dick give us a default set for this or will it be up to us to customize it? 
> 2) I am somewhat dismayed by the number of adapters I might need. For example presentation/projection. I currently use the Thunderport 2 -> VGA adapter. It sems that I will need a Thunderport 3/USB-C -> Thunderport 2  adapter anyway so could I just daisychain this with my existing Thunderport 2 -> VGA adapter?
> 3) Talking of presentations with Keynote. Using an external monitor with my laptop at home Presenter Display works OK, monitor connected via HDMI. I have yet to succed showing Presenter Display on my laptop outside, using my VGA adapter. So I fall back on mirroring. Admittedly I invariably have very little time experimenting with set-up, local hosts/organizers usually very reluctant to allow a Mac anyway.
> Any comments, advice etc welcome.

Living serenely with my Cinema (with an adapter)., not so much my Raen big screen, and all of it under 10.6.8. So, certainly not advice and not even comment. Just a wistful remark.
Best regards
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