[OS X TeX] pdfsync - BBEdit - iTeXMac - AppleScript

Jérôme Laurens jerome.laurens at u-bourgogne.fr
Tue May 18 01:58:09 EDT 2004

Le 18 mai 04, à 01:02, Maarten Sneep a écrit :

> Hi,
> I decided to check out pdfsync (again), and it seems that all 
> incompatibilities with _all_ packages that I use have been cleaned up. 
> Contratulations on this progress! (I've been naughty, and tried the 
> pre-release 0.6 version).
> However, it seems I have to use iTeXMac as a previewer to get all the 
> functionality. However, I do not really like the editor, I prefer 
> BBEdit. (with some scripts that do metapost and latex compilation for 
> me - some of the features of the scripts might be handy in iTeXMac, or 
> TeXShop: creating a draft version without altering the source, the 
> graphics package in draft mode for all but the final compilation, 
> ...).
> So, I don't want to give up BBEdit, but I would like to use pdf-sync. 
> Well, I thought: iTeXMac support an external editor, should work fine 
> ... double clicking in the pdf doesn't do a thing. Synchronization in 
> the view menu is on, am I missing something obvious?

I have never tested things myself for BBEdit. But things are working as 
expected with alphax.
BTW, T. Kiffe wrote a couple of tools to make BBEdit operate with 
iTeXMac, they might help.
I can't tell more now, my students are waiting for me.

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