[OS X TeX] FYI: Smultron
lfsequeira at fc.ul.pt
Fri Mar 23 19:09:53 CET 2007
> On Mar 22, 2007, at 2:57 PM, 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?
>>> All the best,
>> 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.
> Yes---that's precisely the way to do it---I think this is documented
> in the TeXShop help.
> You sacrifice syncing between the PDF and the source that you get
> with TS and TeXniscope if you use Smultron, though.
> I make up for this by searching for the text I need to move to,
You can add any number of "Commands" in Smultron, and can even add
keyboard shortcuts for them. For example, you can add a command like
and assign Cmd-T to it.
This would typeset the frontmost document. It is just a matter of
creating an adequate shell script that does the typesetting and opens
the pdf in TeXShop or your preferred viewer
(in fact, such a script is not at all unlike TeXShop's "engines"). So
then you can edit in Smultron, hit Cmd-T and view the pdf in TeXShop.
The synchronization between source and the pdf would still be an
Luis Sequeira (who, after trying several editors, always revert to
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