[OS X TeX] TeXShop: run ConTeXt on XeTeX?
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Feb 6 09:54:35 EST 2007
On Feb 6, 2007, at 8:40 AM, Oliver Buerschaper wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was wondering how to run a file written in the macropackage
> ConTeXt with the XeTeX from within TeXShop. In the typesetting menu
> there's only "XeTeX" and "XeLaTeX" :-(
> In the terminal I would issue the command
> $ texexec --xtx file.tex
> which runs one of ConTeXt's Ruby scripts in order to take care of
> the entire typesetting process.
> Best wishes,
You can build a new engine file for TeXShop with that command.
Duplicate one of the engine files in ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/ (to
preserve the execute permissions) and rename it xecontext.engine.
Open it in TeXShop by double clicking. change the command there to
the proper command line command, substituting "$1" (including the
double quotes --- in case there is a space in the file name) for
file.tex. Save it.
Then put the line
%!TEX TS-program = xecontext
and typesetting will automatically run the xecontext engine.
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)
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