[OS X TeX] A question from a new member

Joseph C. Slater joseph.slater at wright.edu
Mon Oct 16 08:45:20 EDT 2006

On Oct 16, 2006, at 8:25 AM, Frederic Andres wrote:

> Hi to all!
> My name is Frederic and I have just switched to MacOS, and I am  
> rather pleased of the result.
> I am a PhD student in Economics and as such, I typeset with LaTeX,  
> and I used to use Winedt under Windows. For the moment, I still use  
> it on my iMac under Windows via Parallels. Eventually, I would like  
> to be able to typeset directly on the Mac. Here are the stuf I  
> would like to be able to do:
> 1. I like seeing the structure of my document in order to be able  
> to easily switch between sections for instance. I have tried  
> ITexMacs, but I don't see this feature. But it is present in Texmaker.
> 2. I always compile using PDF, but under Texmaker for instance, it  
> does not recall the last position of the pdf, and it also does not  
> display my graphics, whereas it does under iTexMac.
> 3.in-line spellchecking if possible, since I write in english, and  
> it is not my native language;
> 4. shortcuts for greek letters, like Alt+G+A for alpha...
> 5. if possible, shortcuts for things like bold, emphasize...
> Is there an editor that would allow me to do all that? My first  
> tries with texmaker or iTexmac were unsuccessful...
> Thanks for the help!

Also, Alpha (it did most when I last used it, it probably does all  
now) and Emacs. With either, you'll have to do a little reading. You  
may want to try Aquamacs unless you like the "unix original" emacs.
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