[texworks] feature request: timed autosave
Henrik Skov Midtiby
henrikmidtiby at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 08:38:03 CEST 2016
As I understand it, scripts must be invoked by either a shortcut or a
hook which is activated during certain events (post compilation, ...).
If there is a hook which is activated by the clock (eg once each
minute), a script can solve the problem.
Unfortunately I don't think that such a hook exist.
On 13 April 2016 at 06:51, Mark Yagnatinsky <markyag at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know basically nothing about TeXworks internals, but I'm 99% sure that
> this can't be done with a script.
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 11:12 AM, Charles Nix <cnix at bargerandnixorgans.com>
>> I was wondering if anyone has implemented a " timed document backup" or
>> "timed autosave" feature? Would that be feasible in a script or need to be
>> in the main code? It would surely be useful, and maybe not difficult?
>> Thanks for the great software!
>> Charles Nix
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