[OS X TeX] Searching in TeXniscope

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Mon Sep 11 01:02:41 CEST 2006

On 10-sep-2006, at 22:56, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 10.09.2006 um 22:46 schrieb Morten Høgholm:
>> I have been talking to Massimiliano Gubinelli about adding a few  
>> new features like
>>   * Searching inside the document (especially pdfs)
>>   * Extracting text from the document.
> You can find this in Preview. It shouldn't be too difficult to  
> write a script that first converts DVI to PDF and then invokes  
> Preview, to let you search and copy.

However, what you can't do is open a pdf file in Preview, run TeX  
again, and expect the view in preview to be updated. Not through  
AppleScript, not automagically. For me, this rules out the use of  
Preview (and Adobe Reader) for previewing TeX output (debugging  
becomes hard).

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