[Mac OS X TeX] BBEdit 6.5 & OzTeX 5.0b7

Jan Erik Moström lists at mostrom.pp.se
Tue Jan 29 07:38:21 EST 2002

> >BBedit
> > Works well with CMacTex, does not have a TeX mode (the glossary 
> >feature does not match Alpha's nor Pepper's support), but plays well 
> >with Excalibur.  No working plug-in support for OzTeX.
>   The TeX mode AFAIK is only a poor mode of templates where you 
> only can determine where the insertion point will go and where the 
> selected text.  It lacks any form of intelligent looking for text nor 
> recognize the indentation level where you are, etc.

A question: when I once tried Alpha it could insert templates in the same way
that BBEdit does. But you write that Alpha (?) does some kind of "intelligent
looking at the text"? What does this mean? Can you explain what makes Alpha
better in this respect?

> It also can bind key combinations to any (yet unwritten) template
> (glossaries in the argot), but not for simple keys, etc.

What do you mean?


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