[OS X TeX] final tex live 2007
Gary L. Gray
gray at engr.psu.edu
Wed Feb 21 12:57:12 EST 2007
On Feb 21, 2007, at 11:44 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
> Peter Dyballa wrote:
>> Am 21.02.2007 um 16:43 schrieb Alain Schremmer:
>>>>> How does this mesh with the above? Specifically: if I upgrade
>>>>> via MacTex now, while still on 10.3.9, what will happen when
>>>>> I upgrade to 10.4.x?
>>>> Some Mac OS X applications and utilities will change. You'll
>>>> gain widgets.
>>> I meant only "with respect to TeXShop?
>> Yes, I was not precise here, too: you'll be able to use TeXShop 2!
>> It is based on some new PDF framework (PDFKit) that enables nice
>> things with hyperref
> I got burnt with hyperref so I don't care about that.
That may be, but the new TeXShop also offers much nicer syncing
between the source and the preview. On the 600+ page book we are
writing, this has proven to be invaluable.
>> More advantages: synching based on searching strings in PDF
> That is good. Does the synching also go from source to pdf? Just
> curious as I am quite happy with synching from pdf to source since
> it works with included files.
Yes, it goes both ways.
>> Disadvantages: seems to be more buggy ...
> That is I thought I would wait some more.
It has been my experience that it is equally buggy -- no more, no
>> TeXShop 1.37 still works on Tiger.
> Does this really mean that, with TeXShop 1.43 I can first upgrade
> to Tiger and then, a while after that, upgrade to TeXShop 2? (My
> somewhat frailed nerves may not take two upgrades at once.) Really,
> my main worry is how much I will have to modify the magnum opus
> (over 20,000 files including .aux etc and graphic files but still
> a lot of .tex files.)
You should be able to move to the new TeXShop with no changes to your
source files (except maybe the %!TEX root commands at the top of
All the best,
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