[OS X TeX] Replace LaTeX????

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Tue Feb 15 11:20:43 CET 2005

On 15.02.2005, at 09:50, Joachim Kock wrote:
> Perhaps you should have a look at AlphaX?
>    http://www.maths.mq.edu.au/~steffen/Alpha/AlphaX/
> Alpha's LaTeX mode is very powerful, with everything you can dream of 
> in
> terms of completions, document navigation, interaction with bibtex 
> files,
> syntax colouring, auto-indentation, comment handling, etc, and it has 
> some
> unique features like typeset-the-selection, compile-automatisation, and
> smart error-browsing.  Integration with tetex and previewers is very
> smooth.
> In general Alpha is just as powerful as emacs when it comes to
> customisation: it is easy to set up precisely the keybindings you 
> want, or
> implement new functionality by writing your own scripts.  Also, like in
> emacs, you can drive other unix applications (e.g. you run maxima as a
> subprocess of Alpha, or send email by smtp over a socket, and such 
> geeky
> things).  But at the same time Alpha has always been a Mac editor, and 
> its
> interface is much more Mac-like than emacs'.  You can also do things I
> think it would be difficult to do in emacs, like controlling iTunes or
> read-write interaction with the Addressbook.

I'm sure this is trivial but… Does Alpha support collapsing footnotes, 
and if so how do you activate it. I've been playing around with it now 
and could't find this…

Simon Spiegel
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