[OS X TeX] FlashMode, Up Close and Personal, TeX plug-in

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Sep 15 12:45:02 CEST 2008


Here is the path to the shell scripts

/Volumes/TeXHelpers/Flashmode Tiger/Flashmode.app/Contents/Resources/ 
Flashmode-TS/Applications/Flashmode-ts-1.app/Contents/Resources/ 
flashmode-ts-1


Claus

On Sep 15, 2008, at 12:37, Claus Gerhardt wrote:

> The more recent Flashmode applets, including those used in version  
> 4.2, call shell scripts located in their bundle and not those in ~/ 
> Library/Flashmode/bin. Thus, you either have to edit the shell  
> scripts inside the applets or add the corresponding first line in  
> your documents, which I would recommend.
>
> For new documents I use a template with the specific first line and  
> for older once the script below which I saved as macro in TS.
>
> Claus
>
> -- AppleScript
> -- Notice that the text will be pasted in the line where the cursor  
> is.
> -- Claus Gerhardt, September 2006
>
>
> set insertText to "pdflatex"
>
> set pasteText to "%&" & insertText & " "
>
> tell application "TeXShop"
> 	activate
> 	tell application "System Events"
> 		tell process "TeXShop"
> 			keystroke pasteText
> 		end tell
> 	end tell
> 	
> end tell
>
>
>
>
> On Sep 15, 2008, at 6:17, N Shah wrote:
>
>> Thanks Claus,
>>
>> Let me say wow this is awesome stuff.  Works great!  Got one  
>> question.  In the documentation, you say that I can eliminate the  
>> need to add %&pdflatex to source files by changing the three  
>> scripts "pdflatexc", "flashmode-ts-1" and "pdflatex_error" located  
>> in bin directory to call pdflatex instead of pdfetex.  I have done  
>> so, and the pdflatexc script works correctly -- i.e. when I push  
>> the button in the flashmode window things typeset correctly.   
>> However, the background typesetting does not work.  Looking at the  
>> log, it appears to be calling pdfetex still.  I must have done  
>> something wrong in changing the scripts.  Thoughts on how I might  
>> chase down the error?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> - Nirav
>>
>>
>> On Sep 14, 2008, at 6:25 AM, Claus Gerhardt wrote:
>>
>>> On Flashmode's page is a link to version 4.2 which runs on PPC as  
>>> well as 10.4.
>>>
>>> Claus
>>>
>>> On Sep 14, 2008, at 3:06, N Shah wrote:
>>>
>>>> Given the discussion of Flashmode, I decided to try it out.  How  
>>>> do I install it in 10.4?  The instruction on Claus's website  
>>>> don't seem to match what in the bundle -- i.e. I don't see a  
>>>> Flashmode-Tiger folder in the TeXHelpers download.  Did I miss  
>>>> something?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> - Nirav
>>>>
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