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

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Sep 15 17:11:13 CEST 2008


At the moment Flashmode is only available for the editors TeXShop and  
BBEdit. Rewriting the code for other editors, especially those I am  
not familiar with, is too much of a burden.

Claus


On Sep 15, 2008, at 15:57, Javier Elizondo wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Is it possible to run flahsmode with carbon emacs? I mean, I can  
> configure texshop to work with a external editor, carbon emacs, and  
> my question is if flashmode will still work with the external  
> editor, in this case, carbon emacs.
>
> Thanks, Javier
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Claus Gerhardt <gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de>
> To: TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List <macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu>
> Sent: Monday, September 15, 2008 5:45:02 AM
> Subject: Re: [OS X TeX] FlashMode, Up Close and Personal, TeX plug-in
>
> 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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