[OS X TeX] Re: [XeTeX] texdoc, was: Microtypography?
bvoisin at mac.com
Wed May 10 12:04:40 EDT 2006
Le 10 mai 06 à 17:07, Adam R. Maxwell a écrit :
> If it's just searching for a matching package/doc name, you may as
> well use TCOBrowser; that's a similar heuristic to what I used for
> finding documentation. TCOBrowser also searches all subfolders of
> whatever tree you give it, and is a drag-and-drop install that does
> not require admin privileges.
Thanks, I hadn't realized TCOBrowser could also be used to browse
through a local TeX tree (as opposed to a CTAN repository).
Does the document icon in the Local and Remote columns mean that the
documentation has been found? If so, then it seems that TCOBrowser
looks for a documentation file matching exactly the package name,
right? That would explain why the local documentation for hyperref
manual.pdf) isn't seen, and why the local documentation for the AMS
fonts (namely /usr/local/teTeX/share/texmf.tetex/doc/fonts/amsfonts/
amsfndoc.dvi) is replaced by that (namely /usr/local/teTeX/share/
texmf.tetex/doc/latex/amsfonts/amsfonts.dvi) for the associated LaTeX
Still, I'm surprised that the remote doc for hyperref (on CTAN) is
taken to be tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/hyperref/doc/slides.pdf
instead of tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/hyperref/doc/manual.pdf.
How is this determined? From some CTAN mechanism?
Suggestion for TCOBrowser: it would be nice if, when moving the mouse
over a document of MikTeX package icon, the associated path or URL
was displayed in one of those yellow boxes (I don't know the exact
name for these boxes).
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