[tex-live] some comments and questions about gui

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 20:46:56 CEST 2010

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 20:36, Norbert Preining wrote:
> On Di, 01 Jun 2010, Mojca Miklavec wrote:
>> > Well, if you are able to program that in Perl/Tk, please go ahead.
>> If I was only able to run it ...
> ?? Aren't you able to run tlmgr gui?

I am, but only inside a virtual machine on Windows. I cannot run it
natively and that's a bit painful.

>> >> - I'm not sure that I understand "Match"/"pattern" and how exactly it
>> >> works (so I don't know how to translate it).
>> >
>> > It works like
>> >        tlmgr search XXXXX
>> > ie searches packge names, short/long descriptions for the keyword.
>> But why is there a checkbox + text box? Shouldn't textbox suffice?
> Yes in principle, but you might want to disable the pattern matching
> but keep the word in the text box for quick switching back
> and forth. And anyway, as soon as you start typing there the checkbox
> is activated automatically.

It seems a bit counter-intuitive, but I see it now. (I took some
translational freedom to translate the strings differently).


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