[OS X TeX] bbedit and xelatex

Scot Mcphee scot.mcphee at gmail.com
Tue Sep 17 07:21:54 EDT 2013

On 17/09/2013, at 17:55 , Paul McCann <paul.mccann at adelaide.edu.au> wrote:

> Scot Mcphee <scot.mcphee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> That's the same text (more or less) that's in the manual I linked: I don't follow entirely what it is saying?
> My understanding is that it's just saying that clicking the "Configure
> for external editor" preference causes TeXShop to relinquish all the
> editing duties to another application, and TeXShop will take care of
> the typesetting side of things. That is, edit away in your editor of
> choice, and switch to TeXShop to do the compilation stage. You can,
> for example, just click on the pdf and hit "command-T". This simply
> typesets the current version of the associated tex file. Not terribly
> fancy, but there are hooks available (as described in the help pages)
> for more sophisticated interaction.

Ahh thanks, that might have been the a-ha moment I needed.


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