[OS X TeX] Flashmode Kit for BBEdit-TeXniscope
gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Sun Nov 28 12:34:30 EST 2004
I modified the two applications so that a controlled exit is possible.
An additional file "check" which should be placed in ~/Documents is
checked, if it contains the word "run", if this is not the case, then
both applications quit.
On 28.11.2004, at 16:02, Claus Gerhardt wrote:
> Here is a working flashmode kit for BBEdit and TeXniscope.
> TeXniscope's default window position should be in the left part of the
> screen - at the moment this is the only possible position because of a
> bug in TeXniscope - and the source file window in BBEdit should be
> positioned in the right half of the screen. That way you can see both
> windows together, if the other applications are hidden.
> The flashmode kit consists mainly of two small Applescript
> applications, flashmode_bbedit and save, that run in the backround.
> Flashmode_bbedit constantly tries to run pdflatexc on the front most
> file in BBEdit, while save saves the file in specified intervals
> (default is 1 second). Both applications start a repeating process,
> the user enters the repeat limit at the start (default is 10000). It
> works pretty well. The only drawbacks are that the applications have
> to be killed forcefully. Moreover, TeXniscope is occasionally
> complaining about the pdf file. This error message can hopefully be
> suppressed in future releases of TeXniscope.
> The other contents of the kit are a shell script, two subroutines, and
> an Applescript sync that should work in BBedit, and which should be
> triggered by a keystroke, when necessary, since the Scripts Palette
> will certainly be in the way. This script synchronizes BBEdit -->
> TeXniscope and is meant as a navigation help.
> The kit can be downloaded from
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