[OS X TeX] Re: [OT] Smultron - TypesetMetaPost.rb (1/1)
franck.pastor at skynet.be
Sun Mar 14 11:25:18 EDT 2010
Le 14 mars 10 à 16:00, Nicola a écrit :
> In article <92A2D29A-AA0E-478A-A0A8-86AC3A0BF02A at skynet.be>,
> Franck Pastor <franck.pastor at skynet.be>
>> Le 14 mars 10 à 15:02, Nicola a écrit :
>>> I have just discovered that Smultron has been resurrected by a
>>> For those who don't know, Smultron is a nice free text editor with
>>> support for TeX and MetaPost, code snippets, script execution and
>>> fullscreen editing, among the rest.
>> Good news! Alas only for Snow Leopard, it seems.
> The latest release should run on Leopard as well.
Not on my computer (10.5.8 Intel). Once installed, this version
labelled 3.7.1 comes with a ugly "forbidden passage" symbol upon the
icon and refuses to open. But I don't mind too much, version 3.5.1
still works very well.
>> By the way, is it possible to use your MetaPost scripts from within
>> Smultron? For now I use them happily with TeXShop, but unfortunately
>> TeXShop lacks syntax colouring for Metapost
> You may use the attached script. Set the ENGINE variable to the path
> an engine and PDFVIEWER to the path to TeXShop (or some other PDF
> viewer). Then, in Smultron, go to Tools -> Handle Commands -> New
> Command, give it a name, set Interpreter to /usr/bin/ruby and paste
> script into the bottom part of the window. If you want, you may also
> assign a shortcut to the command.
Thank you very much! I will try it soon.
> Or may use TextWrangler (from my home page you may download a syntax
> colouring file and some scripts).
I don't know this editor. Outside the TeX world, I use precisely
Smultron, and sometimes Emacs/Aquamacs when I work heavily with the
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