[OS X TeX] type regular double-quote in TeXShop?
murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 15:27:05 CEST 2019
That’s essentially the solution that Herb Schulz already posted.
> On 18 Jul2019, at 4:42 AM, Luis Sequeira <lfsequeira at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are a few ways to handle this.
> First, an explanation.
> What is happening when you press the double quote "
> is that TeXShop auto completion kicks in and types ``'' (around the selected text, if any).
> That is what you normally want to happen, and I would not want to turn this off (although it can be done by editing the ~/Library/TeXShop/Keyboard/autocompletion.plist file).
> But what if you want to at some point (perhaps within a verbatim environment where you including programming code, for example) actually want to type the double quote character into your LaTeX source?
> One option is to type it somewhere else, like TextEdit, and copy it and paste it.
> A nuisance.
> Below is the solution I came up with for this exact purpose, and that I have been using successfully for some years now.
> There is another useful feature of TeXShop: Key Bindings.
> So I went into
> Source->Key Bindings->Edit Key Bindings File...
> and I added a new one. I used Option-" for input and a quote for output.
> So now all I have to do to get a double quote is to press the same key I would have, except with the Option modifier.
> The trick is to assign it to something that is easy to remember and that you would not use for a different purpose. Since I would have no use for the æ character that is normally typed with option-quote, that made it ideal.
> Luís Sequeira
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