[OS X TeX] iTeXMac Synchronicity with AlphaX

Joseph C. Slater joseph.slater at wright.edu
Thu Apr 15 07:54:09 EDT 2004

On Apr 15, 2004, at 5:28 AM, Geoffrey Vallis wrote:

> I couldn't get iTeXMac synchronicity with Alphax to work, 
> unfortunately.
> It seems to rely (according to iTeXMac support documentation) on 
> iTeXMac
> calling a provided script called Alphax, which in turn relies on a tcl
> file aecom.tcl. But the aecom.tcl file isn't in fact available from the
> website listed. More germane, AlphaX (the application) has an improved 
> and
> speedier command line interface that does not rely on this; one just 
> calls
> 'alphac +%l %f' where %l is the linenumber and %f the filename, and 
> alphac
> is a script provided in the AlphaX release that calls the alphaserver.
> This works very well with dvi previewers, like xdvi. This is good news 
> for
> the future of synchronicity, if not for the present.

I'm pretty sure the documentation in iTeXMac covers how to make such 
calls to external editors. I used it to get x11emacs working, and that 
was certainly more difficult. (Jerome improved it significantly). Try 
posting to the iTeXMac list.

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