[OS X TeX] using ITeXMac with external editor and preview

Tom Kiffe tom at kiffe.com
Thu Feb 17 11:44:19 EST 2005

On Feb 17, 2005, at 8:23 AM, Jason Davies wrote:

> I want to use BBEdit to edit and Preview to view the pdf. I set the
> various prefs in ITeXMac but can't get it to co-operate. I have been
> running the following script to send the file to iTeXMac - can someone
> tell me what I am missing?:-)
> tell application "BBEdit"
>     save active document of text window 1
>     set f to file of active document of text window 1
> end tell
> set f to POSIX path of f
> -- assuming this works...
> tell application "iTeXMac"
>     activate
>     typeset given «class File»:f
>     --  makeIndex given «class File»:f
>     typeset given «class File»:f
> end tell
> -- 
> Jason P Davies

Try changing the typeset line to

typeset file f as string


compile with project "pdflatex" file f as string


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