[OS X TeX] First take on TeX Touch

George Gratzer gratzer at me.com
Wed Sep 5 21:50:36 CEST 2012


One more to know about. I also found the GUI very iconoclastic and inconsistent. The back button is two concentric circles on one screen the ''Document'' menu on the other.

On 2012-09-05, at 3:27 PM, Enrico Franconi <franconi at inf.unibz.it> wrote:

> I find the way TeX Touch forces you to work and its GUI quite unfriendly.
> In particular, the LaTeX editor is quite poor.
> I ended up to replicate the behaviour of TeX Touch by using the very powerful and user friendly text editor LaTeX-friendly Textastic <http://www.textasticapp.com>, and by having a dropbox folder with a script which continuously compiles the LaTeX files using my TeXLive distro on my mac mini server. 
> With Textastic you can use alternative types of "network" drive (not only Dropbox), e.g., webdav.
> I guess that the only drawback of this setup is that you have to have a mac always up and accessible.
> --e. 
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