preview in TexShop was: Re: [OS X TeX] FYI: Smultron

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at
Fri Mar 23 11:13:32 CET 2007

On Fri, 23 Mar 2007, Christian Burk wrote:

> Am 23.03.2007 um 03:50 schrieb Axel E. Retif:
>> On Mar 22, 2007, at 20:30 , Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>>> On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Axel E. Retif wrote:
>>>> On 22 Mar, 2007, at 19:33 , Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, 22 Mar 2007, Christian Burk wrote:
>>>>>> Am 22.03.2007 um 18:34 schrieb Gary L. Gray:
>>>>>> [...]
>>>>>>> Is there a way to invoke typesetting from within Smultron so that the 
>>>>>>> preview in TeXShop is then updated?
>>>>> ...
>>>>>> It seems that I found a way. You just have to set up TS for using with 
>>>>>> an external editor, add typeset button and engine menu to the preview 
>>>>>> window of TS. Then open up the tex files in smultron and when you have 
>>>>>> added it and saved you can typeset it via the preview window of TS.
>>>>> From within Emacs, I can't get preview in TexShop updated, and if I 
>>>>> close TexShop, then it opens always on page 1.
>>>>> I think this has to do with TeXShop not with Emacs, despite that I have 
>>>>> in
>>>>> TeXShop Preferences -> External Editor -> Automatic Preview Update 
>>>>> (checked)
>>>> You have to check also ``Configure for External Editor'' in the Document 
>>>> tab of Preferences.
>>> I've checked it. Irritatingly, TexShop still does not work as it is 
>>> supposed to:
>>> - TexShop re-opens always on the 1st page, not on the last viewed page.
>>> - if TeXShop is left opened with the pdf displayed, it doesn't update
>>> with new typesetting.
>> How strange! I just checked and it does for me.[...]
> That behaviour could be caused by the selected language. When I try to use TS 
> with german, the behaviour after I checked "Configure for External Editor" 
> was not as expected. I tried "Open..." a document and it still opened the pdf 
> _and_ the code window. After I switched to englisch everything seems to be 
> fine.

Everything on my MBP is in English. This failure is really irritating, esp 
because it works for (some of) you, at seems does not work in some 

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