[OS X TeX] TeXShop Autocompletion

G. M.-S. lists.gms at gmail.com
Sat Mar 20 23:30:19 CET 2021

Hi Ulrich.

If I am not mistaken, on a German keyboard you can get a real ^ (not a
combining accent) by pressing

ctrl alt shift 6

which should work as you expect it.



On Sat, 20 Mar 2021 at 16:16, Ulrich Groh via MacOSX-TeX <
macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu> wrote:

> I am using a German keyboard with my iMac. The problem is the ^ . If I use
> the original completion file and if I press ^ nothing happens, because the
> symbol will just be highlighted. If I press ^ again I get ^^{}. So I
> changed the entry to
> <key>^</key>
> <string>{#SEL##INS#}</string>
> But then I still have to press another key (e.g. space bar) to get the
> right result. I guess the reason is that ^is waiting for another keyboard
> letter, e.g. ^+ a gives â (a with hat). Is there a trick to get the right
> result?
> Additional question: How can I edit the menu items? I don't need some of
> these (e.g. Gerhardt macros) and would like to install my own. A hint where
> I can read it is enough.
> Thank you.
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