[OS X TeX] FYI: Smultron
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Sat Mar 24 11:58:06 EDT 2007
Am 23.03.2007 um 19:09 schrieb Luis Sequeira:
>> On Mar 22, 2007, at 2:57 PM, Christian Burk wrote:
>>> Am 22.03.2007 um 18:34 schrieb Gary L. Gray:
>>>> Is there a way to invoke typesetting from within Smultron so that
>>>> the preview in TeXShop is then updated?
>>>> All the best,
>>> It seems that I found a way. You just have to set up TS for using
>>> with an external editor, add typeset button and engine menu to the
>>> preview window of TS. Then open up the tex files in smultron and
>>> when you have added it and saved you can typeset it via the preview
>>> window of TS.
>> Yes---that's precisely the way to do it---I think this is documented
>> in the TeXShop help.
>> You sacrifice syncing between the PDF and the source that you get
>> with TS and TeXniscope if you use Smultron, though.
>> I make up for this by searching for the text I need to move to,
> You can add any number of "Commands" in Smultron, and can even add
> keyboard shortcuts for them. For example, you can add a command like
> /usr/texbin/pdflatex %%p
> and assign Cmd-T to it.
> This would typeset the frontmost document. It is just a matter of
> creating an adequate shell script that does the typesetting and
> opens the pdf in TeXShop or your preferred viewer
> (in fact, such a script is not at all unlike TeXShop's "engines").
> So then you can edit in Smultron, hit Cmd-T and view the pdf in
Thanks for pointing this out. I will check this and then post some
experience and maybe some questions... ;)
> The synchronization between source and the pdf would still be an
> issue, though.
Thats true! The sync feature is absolute great. At the moment I stick
to Smultron, because I am working on my thesis and this is quite a
big project and I realy love the left panel with all the documents
ready for picking. I also think that syntax highliting is a bit
better for me in Smultron, but I think, it TS would provide a proper
project handling I It would be hard for Smultron to stay as the first
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