Re: [OS X TeX] PSA: BBEdit package for writing Latex - Nathan’s Blog
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Fri Feb 3 09:43:20 EST 2012
On Feb 3, 2012, at 2:01 AM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
> On Feb 2, 2012, at 8:26 PM, Gary L. Gray wrote:
>> I haven't tried this (yet), but I thought the BBEdit aficionados
>> might be interested in this:
> That is indeed interesting since I am a BBEdit aficionado. I use
> BBEdit regularly as a general text editor for tasks not suited to
> TeXShop. Eg,
> (i) edit system files (requiring authentication);
> (ii) multi-file search;
> (iii) search/replace using Grep/regular expressions;
> (iv) html creation and editing;
> (v) user-defined 'text factory' manipulations of document;
> (vi) unparalleled scriptability;
> (vii) well-done file difference mode.
> However, I don't see that the latex-bbpackage provides anything
> that approaches the strengths of TeXShop as a TeX editor---key
> bindings, command completion, macros, tags, templates,
> AppleScripting highly suited to TeX, as well as the other source
> file operations specific to TeX.
> In short, though I'm a fan of BBEdit, I'll continue using TeXShop
> as my main TeX editor, editing text fragments in BBEdit as convenient.
Now I get it.
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