[OS X TeX] TeX auto-scripts (was: Nobody knows)
maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Wed Mar 24 14:05:14 EST 2004
On 24 mrt 2004, at 18:58, Joachim Kock wrote:
[a lot of interesting things in his scripts for running latex from
> Now there is an option for automatically taking next action --- the
> of this setting is like running some of the auto scripts posted to the
> But there is also a more interesting option, in which <space> is bound
> taking next action, and a discrete message is displayed to announce
> the nextAction would be. In this way, all you have to do to is to sit
> tap the space bar, and the appropriate action is taken each time.
> You don't have to think. The advantage of this approach is that you
> *allowed* to think, if you want
This is nice. In my script there are many options, and you just
you need. How hard are your scripts tied to Alpha? Could they be used
command-line? (perhaps using some other script to provide the input) I
cannot read tcl,
and have no real intention of learning yasl.
> I have found this approach less intrusive than blindly automating
> everything --- which can sometimes be annoying. There are also some
> intermediate settings, like having view-when-no-errors as only
I agree, that is why my script (when in "full compile mode") stops on
but your list seems more comprehensive.
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