[OS X TeX] Eclipse plugin for (La)TeX editing

Jon Breitenbucher kahless at mac.com
Thu Mar 17 11:25:27 EST 2005

On Mar 17, 2005, at 10:59 AM, Gary L. Gray wrote:

> On Mar 17, 2005, at 9:33 AM, Casper Lassenius wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Just wanted to drop you all a line to tell you about a recently 
>> finished
>> student project at our university.
>> The TeXlapse team recently finished version 1.0 of the TeXlipse 
>> plugin,
>> which provides functionality for editing, building, and previewing 
>> (La)TeX
>> documents from withing Eclipse. Notable features include syntax 
>> coloring,
>> code folding, automatic as well as partial builds, cite and ref 
>> completion,
>> and previewing with source synchronization.
>> The plugin is free and open source, and the team would be extremely
>> interested in feedback. I have myself used it for a couple of months 
>> on Mac
>> OS X and found it to work well.
>> You can find the plugin, as well as more information at
>> http://texlipse.sf.net/
>> Enjoy!
>> Casper.
> Thank you -- this looks very interesting. I have downloaded and 
> installed Eclipse, but I am unclear as to how to install TeXlipse. 
> That is, Step 3 on the Installation page:
> http://texlipse.sourceforge.net/manual/installation.html
> says to select a New Remote Site and give a name and address to it. I 
> don't see anywhere what that address should be.
> In addition, I have downloaded TeXlipse and it is an Eclipse plug-in. 
> Should I simply be installing the plug-in (and, if so, where?) or 
> should I be doing the install through the update mechanism on the 
> Installation page?
> I must confess to being very confused. :-)
> All the best,
> -- Gary

I was confused also but the address it wants is 
<http://texlipse.sourceforge.net/>. What I am having trouble with is 
getting it to display a preview of the result. This is handles under 
the Preferences for Eclipse which will have options for Texlipse once 
it is installed.
Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. 
(Albert Einstein)

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