[OS X TeX] Skim SKAutoReloadFileUpdate

Joseph C. Slater PE, PhD joseph.slater at wright.edu
Fri Dec 19 20:40:24 CET 2008

On Dec 19, 2008, at 12:54 PM, Enrico Franconi wrote:

> On 19 Dec 2008, at 18:42, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>>> So, it seems to me that the auto feature is the best compromise to  
>>> have a smooth workflow.
>> If you want to use a brute force reloading and hope that corrupted  
>> data structures are dealt with correctly everywhere in Apple's  
>> frameworks (they're not), go for it.  Personally, I think it's a  
>> foolish approach when the problem is easily avoided.
> I agree with you in general, but from the discussion in this thread  
> I had evidence of the contrary: this is not *easy* in the case of  
> latex-generated files, since the workflow may fail for many  
> different reasons.
> Now, I also have learnt from the recent posting by Joseph that in  
> emacs+auctex (which is my scenario) there is already a way to detect  
> successful runs of the latex-ing process. I am willing to explore  
> this route, so that, as you suggest, I can at the end launch a  
> reload of the file.
Hmm, I must have overstated something. I don't have a clue how to  
detect successful completion in emacs.


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