[texworks] SCRIPTING: Autocompletion based on the current file.
Henrik Skov Midtiby
henrikmidtiby at gmail.com
Sun Jan 30 12:36:46 CET 2011
Hi Paul (and others)
I'm currently looking at the script once more. Primarily for cleaning
up the code and try to remove a bug where the script enters an
The code example looks like exactly what I needed. It will be tested
On 30 January 2011 12:23, Paul A Norman <paul.a.norman at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Henrik,
> I really like your script very useful thank you - sorry that it has
> taken so long to get back.
> I am going to have more of a look at it over the next few days.
>>"My question is then how to determine the other tex files witch are
> opened by texworks when the script is invoked?"
> This link if you have not already found the information may help, the
> terminology may have not been obvious.
> You would want in terms of that link
> var windows = TW.app.getOpenWindows();
> var textList = ;
> for (editor in windows)
> var targetDocument = windows[editor];
> textList.push(targetDocument.text + "\n");
> Or augment a string perhaps instead of an array
> Please let me know if I have misunderstood what you were looking for,
> On 30 December 2010 23:07, Henrik Skov Midtiby <henrikmidtiby at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> A new version of the script is available. It is now context aware with
>> respect to the commands \label \ref and \pageref.
>> If you try to complete a parameter to a \label it will only search for
>> matches which itself are parameters to the commands \ref and \pageref.
>> Comments and suggestions are welcome.
>> Best regards,
>> Henrik Skov Midtiby
>> On 27 December 2010 08:59, Henrik Skov Midtiby <henrikmidtiby at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have just started messing around with the texworks scripting
>>> capabilities, and a lot of possibilities begin to appear. I hope to
>>> find time to explore it further ;-)
>>> My first real script is a kind of autocompleter, inspired by the one
>>> found in vim. It looks at the word you were typing when the script was
>>> activated and locates matching words in the current file. The script
>>> is uploaded to the script issue .
>>> Some ideas for where the script can be improved:
>>> * look for matching words in related files (files opened by texworks,
>>> bibtex file, ...)
>>> * context aware: only locate labels when autocompleting a parameter to
>>> a \ref command
>>> My question is then how to determine the other tex files witch are
>>> opened by texworks when the script is invoked?
>>> Best regards,
>>> Henrik Skkov Midtiby
>>>  http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/detail?id=261&q=script
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