[OS X TeX] [ANN] Carbon mac-emacs LaTeX-enhanced 2.0 for Jaguar

Warren Nagourney warren at dirac.phys.washington.edu
Tue Nov 5 16:55:21 EST 2002


Thanks for compiling this version of emacs - unfortunately it crashes  
before loading on my BW G3/350 running jaguar. (I copied it into  
/Applications) Any idea what is wrong?


Warren Nagourney

On Tuesday, November 5, 2002, at 11:43  AM, Enrico Franconi wrote:

> I've just uploaded the new release 2.0 of the LeTeX enhanced carbon
> emacs, for MacOS X 10.2 (Jaguar).
> This emacs is based on the standard emacs-21.3.50 CVS distribution (as
> of 5 November 2002), enhanced with fully customisable LaTeX editing
> environment based on AucTeX, RefTeX and other packages.  There is no
> need to have X11 installed; MacOS X 10.2 (Jaguar) is required.  From
> emacs, you can launch directly any latex process or any mac
> application (like MacDvi, MacGhostView, Acrobat Reader, TexShop,
> OzTeX, etc) on files or regions you are working on.  LaTeX menus are
> fully customisable.  You can see it as a complete front-end to tetex.
> MAIN CHANGES since 1.4
> - Latest versions of emacs and latex packages
> - 3 buttons mice with scroll wheel do work
> - Added conversion to html with tex4ht
> - Emacs application now completely independent
> - Hopefully more robust to find tetex and gs binaries
> - Works in Jaguar
> If you downloaded any previous version you are invited to download
> this new version.
> Get it from   http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~franconi/mac-emacs/
> - This version of emacs requires MacOS X 10.2 (Jaguar).
> - No X11 is required.
> - This LaTeX enhanced emacs requires a working installation of teTeX
>   and ghostview; t4ht is required to convert latex files to hmtl.  In
>   order to install teTeX and ghostview check the web page at
>   http://www.rna.nl/tex.html; t4ht can be installed via fink
>   (http://fink.sourceforge.net).
> - The Emacs application can not be moved from the /Applications
>   folder.
> - The Emacs application accepts files drag-and-dropped onto its icon
>   or within a window buffer; three buttons mice with the scroll wheel
>   do work.
> - As usual, emacs loads automatically the file ~/.emacs if it exists.
>   An example .emacs file (mirroring the default values for the LaTeX
>   enhancements) can be found in the doc/ folder as dot-emacs.el. You
>   can fully customise the Command menu and the launched applications.
> - If the provided dot-emacs.el is copied in your personal ~/.emacs
>   file, automagically the emacs bundled with MacOS X (in /usr/bin) and
>   the fink installed emacs (in /sw/bin) will become LaTeX enhanced as
>   well.
> - By latexing with the srcltx option checked from the Prefs menu, and
>   previewing with MacDviX (or other srcltx aware previewers), the
>   previewer can automatically invoke back emacs at the clicked
>   position (click-and-go).
> - To launch carbon emacs from a shell, just copy the executable file
>   /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacs
>   to any directory where binaries are recognised by the shell.
> - To have full multi-lingual latex-aware spelling checking
>   capabilities, just install "ispell" from fink. By now, fink provides
>   automatic installation of American, British, French, Italian and
>   German dictionaries; other languages should be installed by hand.
> - ADVANCED USERS: the directory
>   /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/share/emacs/site-lisp/
>   contains all the files necessary to recreate a LaTeX enhanced emacs;
>   it has been successfully tested with any emacs 21 on both Darwin
>   (with X11 or Carbon) and Linux (with X11) boxes.  In the file
>   INSTALL you can find also instruction to create a dumped image with
>   most of the packages preloaded.
> Enrico Franconi                     - franconi at inf.unibz.it
> Free University of Bozen-Bolzano    -  
> http://www.inf.unibz.it/~franconi/
> Faculty of Computer Science         - Phone: (+39) 0471-315-642
> I-39100 Bozen-Bolzano BZ, Italy     - Fax:   (+39) 0471-315-649
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