[OS X TeX] [ANN] TCOBrowser 0.6

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jun 16 22:03:56 CEST 2004

On 6/16/04 2:22 PM, "Adam Maxwell" <amaxwell at mac.com> wrote:

> For those of you who are looking for a way to find TeX packages, check
> out <http://tcobrowser.sourceforge.net/>.
> It is a front-end for the TeX Catalogue Online, providing a similar
> interface to that of BibDesk (although it was written from scratch).
> You can search the entries in the catalogue, and also view an entry's
> web location directly from the program.  Where local documentation is
> found for a package, it is also indicated in the program's viewer;
> double-clicking the file icons will open up the doc file in the
> appropriate program.  Remote documentation on CTAN will be opened by
> the default URL handler.
> Please send bug reports directly to me, not to this list, or post them
> on the SourceForge project page at
> <http://sourceforge.net/projects/tcobrowser/>.  I set up a mailing list
> on SourceForge that you can access from the project page, if anyone's
> interested.
> Hopefully this will make it easier for people to find those random
> packages on CTAN and install them, as well as make local documentation
> more accessible.  I'm open to feature requests and ideas, but
> preferably in the form of patches :).


Thanks! It's very nice! Even moves local .dvi docs to tmp before calling
TeXShop to convert to .pdf!

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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