[OS X TeX] Synchronicity with Alpha?

Jérôme Laurens jerome.laurens at u-bourgogne.fr
Fri Apr 16 10:47:15 EDT 2004

Le 16 avr. 04, à 14:46, Joachim Kock a écrit :

> In order to synchronise from the source to a pdf file diplayed in
> iTeXMac, In principle, Alpha should just issue something like
>   tell application "iTeXMac"
>      activate
>      display "/path/to/myfile.pdf" at line 45 column 1 \
>        file "/path/to/myfile.tex"
>   end tell

The correct syntax is

   tell application "iTeXMac"
      display "/path/to/myfile.pdf" at line 45 column 1 in source 
   end tell

> I cannot get this to work, though.  (In fact I cannot get pdfsync to
> work at all...)
> You can make experiments with something like this little AlphaTcl 
> script
>   proc syncWithItexmac {} {
>       # determine position:
>       foreach {line col} [pos::toRowChar [getPos]] {}
>       # determine tex file:
>       set source [win::Current]
>       # corresponding pdf file:
>       set pdf [regsub {\.tex$} $source ".pdf"]
>       # Ask iTeXMac to display that pdf file at the point
>       # corresponding to the position in the source file:
>       tclAE::send -r 'iTMx' iTMx Dspl \
>         LINE $line COLU $col kfil [tclAE::build::TEXT $source] \
>         ---- [tclAE::build::TEXT $pdf]
>       switchTo iTeXMac
>   }
>   Bind F1 <co> syncWithItexmac TeX
> which is supposed to open the pdf in iTeXMac corresponding to frontmost
> tex window in Alpha and go to the pdfsync point corresponding to the
> cursor position.   (Here bound to Cmd-Opt-F1.)
> To use it, place it in an Alpha file, select it and load it with Cmd-L.

I paste this into an alpha window, select it and pressed cmd-L, nothing 
special happens.

What was wrong?

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