[OS X TeX] Re: Automator with latexdiff?
daniel.becker at uni-rostock.de
Tue Sep 13 08:45:56 CEST 2005
thanks for your help. I managed to install latex diff and also a test
with a mini-example was successful. Thanks a lot for your script!
Am 12.09.2005 um 19:22 schrieb Jung-Tsung Shen:
> Here I find it for you ...
> Perl 5.6 or higher must be installed (5.8 if different encodings
> are used).
> The latexdiff script makes use of the Perl package
> Algorithm::Diff (available
> from www.cpan.org, current version 1.19). You can either install this
> package, or
> use the standalone version of latexdiff, latexdiff-so, which has
> version 1.15 of
> this package inlined and does not require external installation of
> the package. Because latexdiff uses internal functions of
> Algorithm:Diff whose
> calling format or availability can change without notice, the
> preferred method is
> now to use the standalone version.
> For those with very dated perl installations, the stand-alone obsolete
> version 0.1 of latexdiff is provided as latexdiff-0.1. It is possible
> that in some very special cases latexdiff-0.2 yields better results
> than the current version, so in order to assure reproducability I
> this version, too, as latexdiff-0.2. However, these obsolete versions
> should be
> avoided if possible, and are no longer supported.
> INSTALLATION UNIX/LINUX
> The basic installation procedure is almost trivial:
> 1. Copy latexdiff and latexrevise into a directory which is in the
> search path and make them executable. If the Algorithm::Diff
> package is not installed, use latexdiff-so instead of latexdiff.
> 2. Copy latexdiff.1 and latexrevise.1 into the correct man directory
> The attached Makefile contains example commands to carry out above
> steps as root for a typical UNIX installation. Type
> make install (for the stand alone version)
> make install-ext (for the version using the external
> to get it rolling. You can type
> make test
> make test-ext
> to test both versions on a brief example before installation
> On 9/12/05, Daniel Becker <daniel.becker at uni-rostock.de> wrote:
>> Am 12.09.2005 um 13:33 schrieb Jung-Tsung Shen:
>>> This script, when saved as compiled application with no Start up
>>> screen, will be invoked by double clicks. You will be asked asks to
>>> choose the source file, the modified file (i.e., 2 files), and the
>>> folder in which you want the comparison result to be saved. The
>>> default name is diff.tex. It then is passed to TeXShop and opens by
>>> Prerequisite: You need to have latexdiff installed.
>> sorry for asking such a question, but what do I need to do to install
>> latexdiff? I downloaded from ctan a folder "latexdiff" with many
>> things inside but simply copying that one into /usr/local/bin/ didn't
>> Thanks for that script, it might help me a lot!
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