[OS X TeX] BBEdit and TeXShop - pointers?
M.J.B.Stokhof at uva.nl
Thu Mar 3 05:19:39 EST 2005
On 3 Mar, 2005, at 10:13, Johan Almqvist wrote:
> I'm new to the list and should maybe give you a short intro. I've been
> using LaTeX on and off since 1997 (mostly on Linux) and Macs since
> 1989. I'm now starting to write my master's thesis and decided I'd do
> that on my Mac using LaTeX.
> I have installed TeX from i-Package (2005/01/02 22:45:28) and TeXShop
> (1.35 (v1.35e)) and am considering buying BBEdit (Alpha X is another
> alternative [dismissed because it can't do utf8; I need that for
> Swedish, Norwegian, French and German stuff I write]).
> I was very disappointed to see that the LaTeX support in BBEdit sucks
> - compared to what BBEdit has for HTML editing and Web publishing...
> The plugins on the Bare Bones website are from the previous
> Also, I tried to hack up some AppleScript (quickly) myself, but that
> didn't work either: TeXShop either gives an error message
> (NSCannotCreateSciptCommandError) or simply doesn't do anything at
> I have searched the web for two days now (instead of writing my
> thesis) and haven't come up with anything really relevant. Have I
> missed anything? Or do I really need to start writing my own BBEdit
> plugin (instead of writing my thesis)?
> Thanks in advance for any pointers...
You want to take a look at Maarten Sneep's BBEdit scripts:
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