[OS X TeX] Reflecting numbering in the source

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 11:23:15 EDT 2007

On Aug 14, 2007, at 9:47 PM, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:

> On Aug 14, 2007, at 7:40 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> Er, this is what I am already doing (see above) and not what I  
>> would like which is for the source to show, commented out since it  
>> is after the %, the number of the exercise as it will appear in  
>> the pdf.
>> But then of course, I don't see how this could possibly be done  
>> since I can't see how the macro could keep track and I was just  
>> hoping I was missing the obvious.
> Not exactly what you were looking for, but it should be very easy  
> to write a shell/ruby/python script, that goes through your file  
> and does essentially a "search and replace", keeping track of how  
> many examples it has already encountered, and inserting the  
> appropriate number in the right space. Depending on the text editor  
> you use, how you would call this script varies.
> Not exactly what you wanted, but certainly removes the necessity of  
> having to renumber things manually when you add a new example.

Functionally, exactly what I would like but, practically, way beyond  
my reach: I can't even write an Applescript (to be inserted in a  
TeXShop macro).

Grateful regards

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