[SVN] r2257 (Latex)

William Neumann wneumann at cs.unm.edu
Fri Nov 25 18:19:51 UTC 2005

On Nov 25, 2005, at 9:28 AM, Allan Odgaard wrote:

> What does textsf do? I think TextMate should try to limit itself to  
> only the really mainstream stuff, and people will then duplicate  
> that to what they need, otherwise it'll quickly get very crowded in  
> the snippet lists (already is), and neat stuff has a tendency to  
> drown among all the easy-to-create mediocre stuff.

It switches to a sans serif font, and tends to get used quite a bit  
in technical writing.  It's just like \texttt, \textit, and \textbf  
switching to teletype, italic, and boldface font styles (and like  
\emph toggles between italicized/non-italicized).  There's also  
\textsc, which switches to small caps and \textsl, which switches to  
a slanted shape, and \textrm, which switches to the (default) upright  
shape.  I suppose you could consider those last few to be non- 
mainstream, but not any more non-mainstream than thing like the  
listings package snippets, which aren't even part of a latex, but a  
separate package...

> Yeah… hmm… you can add * as a word character (in Preferences),  
> that'll fix it. Of course ideally this should (probably) only be  
> done for LaTeX.

Yeah it should preferably be fixed as a latex specific tweak, as  
there are a lot of starred environment variants in latex, but I don't  
know that there is much call for it outside of tex...

William D. Neumann

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