[OS X TeX] Searching in TeXniscope
morten.hoegholm at gmail.com
Mon Sep 11 03:03:20 EDT 2006
On Sun, 10 Sep 2006 23:29:19 +0200, Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at mac.com> wrote:
> I think what Morten speaks about is, as TeXShop does, to use the search
> facilities offered by PDFKit to perform search and extraction on the PDF
> files used internally by TeXniscope, and all this from within and inside
Precisely. That was why I raised the issue with Massimiliano in the first
place: I may not know much about coding in OS X but since the dvi is
turned into pdf behind the scenes it shouldn't be too hard to add.
> As Morten, I consider TeXniscope a pretty good DVI viewer, superior to
> TeXShop's previewer in some respects (for example you can split a PDF
> view in several pieces, so that you can view several parts of a PDF
> document simultaneously -- very useful for re-reading or editing a
The automatic refresh is very useful as well. Besides, my editor of
preference is Aquamacs (for a variety of reasons) in dvi mode so I don't
have many other choices.
> and I regret that its development has halted.
Not exactly halted. During discussions on the TeX Live list, I mentioned
its existence, someone claimed it was unmaintained to which the
I continue to mantain TeXniscope. The site refers to the fact that
it only works on >10.3 (so not on 10.2). The current released version
is 0.3.4 which I admit is a bit old but no major bugs has been
discovered and it is quite OK for day to day use. I've "unofficially"
released a version 0.3.5 for which I provide only source files (major
code reorg+ small bugs removed). Somebody reported to me that it
compiles fine under Intel but due to imported libraries (and lack of
time from my side) I still do not have a Universal version.
If you are interested in the sources for 0.3.5 you can find them here:
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