[OS X TeX] TeXOnline 1.1

Claus Gerhardt gerhardt at math.uni-heidelberg.de
Mon Jun 21 15:25:08 CEST 2010

On Jun 21, 2010, at 13:20, William Adams wrote:

> On Jun 17, 2010, at 1:35 PM, Claus Gerhardt wrote:
>> TeXOnline will now remove the source file after compilation such that it won't be necessary to rename the source file when it should be transferred again from the iPad or from another computer.
> Would there be any possibility of extending this to make it a more general purpose tool?
> I often find that I need to:
> - take a set of graphics in a mix of .eps and .pdf format
> - distill the .eps files to .pdf

The distillation should be done with the help of latex command in the source file, or even better, by producing the graphics with the help of packages like mfpic.

> - move the graphics into a ``graphics'' subdirectory

That I consider unnecessary under the special circumstances.

> - create .tex files from a standard template to match the names of all the .pdfs

Create a folder "Templates" in the Dropbox folder containing all your templates and make sure to use absolute paths to eventually included files like signatures, logos, etc.

> - typeset the .tex files

> - use Adobe Acrobat to make .eps files of the new .pdf files

See above.
> - move all but the .eps files into a ``source'' subdirectory for safe-keeping

The files are saved on the IPad, or, if you wish, you can save them in a separate subfolder of your Dropbox or iDisk.
> - ftp the the .eps files to a particular server folder

Can be done from the iPad.
> William


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