[OS X TeX] Asymptote
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Sep 26 12:41:18 CEST 2011
On Sep 26, 2011, at 1:18 AM, Ararat Andrasian wrote:
> How can I configure texshop so it could use the asymptote in texlive 2011.
Assuming you've installed asy already (that's another procedure) and you are using TeXShop it's pretty easy. You need only activate the ``latexmk engines'' by moving them from ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/Inactive/Latexmk/ two folders up, to ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/ (note: ~/Library/ is the Library folder in your HOME folder --- if you are using Lion you can get to it by pressing the Option Key and Clicking on Finder's Go menu) and resstarting TeXShop. To tell TeXShop that a .tex file should use the asymptotemk engine place the line
% !TEX TS-program = asymptotemk
at the top of the file. From then on simply Typeset->Typeset (Cmd-T) will automatically compile only those asymptote figures that have changed since the last compile as well as take care of multiple runs of pdflatex and biblatex and/or makeindex.
There is another Asymptote specific engine found in ~/Library/TeXShop/Engines/Inactive/Asymptote/ but try the asymptotemk engine first and see if you like it.
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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