[OS X TeX] how to handle window-mania?

Thøger Juul Thorsen thoeger at fys.ku.dk
Sun Oct 17 17:53:23 CEST 2004


One solution is to use Window Manager, which gives you any number of 
Virtual desktops desired. http://wsmanager.sourceforge.net.
That would give you the opportunity of keeping one projekt at each 
desktop - would that be of any use?

Best regards,

Thøger Juul thorsen, Denmark


Stephan Hochhaus wrote:

> Hello list,
>
> I am a happy TeXShopper who mostly has to work on multiple documents 
> at the same time. If I have 3 files open (e.g. a presentation, a 
> manuscript and maybe another inspirational document) I end up having 9 
> windows (source, output and console) flying around my screen. This is 
> a little confusing and trying to locate the appropiate window (I 
> dislike going to the window menu) takes some time and moving around.
>
> How do you handle open windows when there's more than one window open?
>
> As far as things looked, iTeXMac uses the same three window approach. 
> So I already thought about asking Dick to expand TeXShop's 
> functionality to make life easier for me, but so far I have not found 
> a better way to handle open files. I dislike the idea of having to 
> switch tabs in order to see my preview/source. Maybe the windows of 
> the same "project" could become magnetic and stick to each other. but 
> then again: sometimes I like to view the preview of one document and 
> the source of another. Perhaps the console could be attached to the 
> editor-window? So many possibilities, but I fear none of them will 
> eventually make my work more efficient, so all suggestions are very 
> much welcome.
>
> Stephan
>
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