[OS X TeX] Skim SKAutoReloadFileUpdate
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Fri Dec 19 20:50:45 CET 2008
Dec 19, 2008, at 2:12 PM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
> On Dec 19, 2008, at 10:32 AM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>> The above looks like a good summary indeed but, err … what is the
>> advantage of Skim over whatever viewer TeXShop uses (Preview?)
> I believe TeXShop uses its own internal viewer. Skim was primarily
> intended for annotating and reading documents on-screen, and that's
> still where most of its features are directed.
From looking at their site, this was my impression.
On Dec 19, 2008, at 2:17 PM, Maarten Sneep wrote:
> I prefer BBEdit as my text editor,
I am NOT going to ask what the advantage over TeXShop is.
> so I need a separate pdf-viewer.
> Preview really doesn't work as a previewer for BBEdit, as there is
> no AppleScript support. The current version will reload a pdf file
> if the file has changed, and preview is (manually or by a script)
> brought to the foreground.
> TeXShop as a preview interferes too much with my workflow, my
> scripts will handle the typesetting in a way that I like them
> (including the use of draft mode at the early stages of a multi-run
> document build).
> Skim does exactly what I need, with the nice control through
And since I couldn't script Apple to save my life …
I apologize for this idle curiosity but I am inveterately curious and
this is how I learnt most of what I know.
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