[Mac OS X TeX] Re: The role of TeXShop

Jerome Laurens Jerome.laurens at u-bourgogne.fr
Fri Jan 18 10:06:53 EST 2002

Bruno Voisin wrote:
> Le jeudi 17 janvier 2002, à 04:20 PM, Jerome Laurens a écrit :
> You may think I'm Textures-obsessed (and probably you're right), but
> again I found Textures' interface very sensible: its Typeset menu
> provides both (i) a list of all the formats available, in which you just
> have to tick the format you want to use for a given .tex document, and
> (ii) the Typeset (= compile = TeX) command. In this way there is just
> one typesetting instruction (with shortcut Cmd-T) and an unambiguous
> specification of the format. Actually it's just the way command-line TeX
> works, with the general syntax: tex &format.fmt file.tex

textures stores this information in the resource fork of the file.
those Metadata are no longer available when using cocoa; so you must
store this info inside the file

see the teshop-beta for a solution

> By the way, that's one thing I miss in TeXShop: the possibility to
> compile and use custom formats.

once again, see the texshop beta


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