[OS X TeX] instant previewing

Glyn Williams DocGWilliams at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Jul 7 11:17:27 EDT 2020

Hello everyone 
How do I stop receiving these emails from the erudite group?
Thank you. 
Best wishes 
Dr Glyn Williams. 
A not very good user of LATEX!

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> On 7 Jul 2020, at 16:04, George Tourlakis <gt at cse.yorku.ca> wrote:
> Hi all,
> 1) There was once “InstantTeX” for the NeXT operating system with not only instant previewing (DVI) but also you could drag an EPS file to the source file
> and code for generating code a displaying it in TeX was provided automatically.
> 2) Then there was iTeXMac in the MacOSX era, now apparently “dead". That also had “instant” previewing (unless it is so long ago and I am mistaken?) as one wrote on the source file (display was PDF as it is now)
> 3) Not so important but some might like it: In iTeXMac you could select text and use the normal keyboard shortcut (Apple-b or Apple-i) to insert code for rendering bold or italics.
> Which of these features do mathematicians  consider desirable, I wonder? Why did they disappear? Why did iTeXMac disappear?
> Wish list: When (:-) will TeXShop incorporate previewing-as-you-write?
> Cheers,
> George
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