[OS X TeX] BBEdit integration scripts / interactive mode
maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Mon Sep 29 05:05:18 EDT 2008
On 29 sep 2008, at 04:31, Richard Seguin wrote:
> I just discovered that for some reason I was running your old Run
> pdflatex script and your old Shellscripts. So I installed the new
> ones dated in August of this year and tried those after having
> turned auto-refresh off in Skim. When I invoke Run pdflatex it
> compiles non-stop as expected and the Skim window moves to the
> foreground. But at this point nothing is updated in the Skim
> display, even after a long while. Then when I click on BBEdit to
> bring it to the foreground, Skim suddenly refreshes the display.
Oops, I forgot to upload the very most recent version. If your copy of
the shell script does not have a "function previewUpdate" at the start
of it, you have the old version, and Skim will not be instructed to
update. If you already had that version, I need more information to
diagnose the problem.
> I did discover though that if you insert \errorstopmode in the
> source it then runs in that mode. It does have the problem of not
> giving you any obvious feedback when the compile encounters an error.
> So, I'm back to running your old scripts with auto-reload turned on
> in Skim and
> as the first two lines of my source. This works very nicely for my
> purposes, and I'm getting an obvious visual cue when the compile
> encounters an error: Skim does not flash the "Reloading document"
> message on the screen.
With the new copy it should act the same.
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