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Re: MacOSX-TeX Digest, Vol 153, Issue 3

dpgoldenberg
Sorry, I just saw your message. Anytime this afternoon is fine for me.

David

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> On Jul 7, 2020, at 1:00 PM, [hidden email] wrote:
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>   1. Just in case... (Axel E. Retif)
>   2. instant previewing (George Tourlakis)
>   3. Re: instant previewing (Glyn Williams)
>   4. Re: instant previewing (George Tourlakis)
>   5. Re: instant previewing (Herbert Schulz)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 07:29:36 -0500
> From: "Axel E. Retif" <[hidden email]>
> To: texhax <[hidden email]>, TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List
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> Subject: [OS X TeX] Just in case...
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> ...the Jul20 TUG News has been buried in your inbox, I would heartfully
> advise you to see
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>> - A movie about the last day of Linotype machines at the New York Times,
>>   https://vimeo.com/127605643
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> that Boris Veytsman has recommended us. It's really wonderful!
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> Best
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> Axel
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> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 11:04:10 -0400
> From: George Tourlakis <[hidden email]>
> To: [hidden email]
> Subject: [OS X TeX] instant previewing
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> Hi all,
>
> 1) There was once ?InstantTeX? for the NeXT operating system with not only instant previewing (DVI) but also you could drag an EPS file to the source file
> and code for generating code a displaying it in TeX was provided automatically.
>
> 2) Then there was iTeXMac in the MacOSX era, now apparently ?dead". That also had ?instant? previewing (unless it is so long ago and I am mistaken?) as one wrote on the source file (display was PDF as it is now)
>
> 3) Not so important but some might like it: In iTeXMac you could select text and use the normal keyboard shortcut (Apple-b or Apple-i) to insert code for rendering bold or italics.
>
> Which of these features do mathematicians  consider desirable, I wonder? Why did they disappear? Why did iTeXMac disappear?
>
> Wish list: When (:-) will TeXShop incorporate previewing-as-you-write?
>
> Cheers,
> George
>
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> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 16:17:27 +0100
> From: Glyn Williams <[hidden email]>
> To: TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [OS X TeX] instant previewing
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> Hello everyone
> How do I stop receiving these emails from the erudite group?
> Thank you.
> Best wishes
> Dr Glyn Williams.
> A not very good user of LATEX!
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>> On 7 Jul 2020, at 16:04, George Tourlakis <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> 1) There was once ?InstantTeX? for the NeXT operating system with not only instant previewing (DVI) but also you could drag an EPS file to the source file
>> and code for generating code a displaying it in TeX was provided automatically.
>>
>> 2) Then there was iTeXMac in the MacOSX era, now apparently ?dead". That also had ?instant? previewing (unless it is so long ago and I am mistaken?) as one wrote on the source file (display was PDF as it is now)
>>
>> 3) Not so important but some might like it: In iTeXMac you could select text and use the normal keyboard shortcut (Apple-b or Apple-i) to insert code for rendering bold or italics.
>>
>> Which of these features do mathematicians  consider desirable, I wonder? Why did they disappear? Why did iTeXMac disappear?
>>
>> Wish list: When (:-) will TeXShop incorporate previewing-as-you-write?
>>
>> Cheers,
>> George
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> Message: 4
> Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 11:35:28 -0400
> From: George Tourlakis <[hidden email]>
> To: TeX on Mac OS X Mailing List <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [OS X TeX] instant previewing
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>> On Jul 7, 2020, at 11:17 AM, Glyn Williams via MacOSX-TeX <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>> Hello everyone
>> How do I stop receiving these emails from the erudite group?
>> Thank you.
>> Best wishes
>> Dr Glyn Williams.
>> A not very good user of LATEX!
>
> Ah! I should know better than write to a group of unknown people. The good Doctor is hopefully a great LATEX (sic) user!
> I am moderate, or less. I only have published 7 (mathematics) books so far (for some of which the good doctor just might not know which is the way up or down
> on the page). I provided LaTeX source to the publisher in all cases.
>
> Here is some good (I believe) advise: If you do not know the answer to a QUESTION, do not attempt to answer. Please: Do not demonstrate your own tragic limitations by presuming you know the person who asks. In general you don?t.
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> Cheers,
> George
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> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 11:37:46 -0500
> From: Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]>
> To: List TeX on Mac OS X Mailing <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [OS X TeX] instant previewing
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>> On Jul 7, 2020, at 10:04 AM, George Tourlakis <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> 1) There was once ?InstantTeX? for the NeXT operating system with not only instant previewing (DVI) but also you could drag an EPS file to the source file
>> and code for generating code a displaying it in TeX was provided automatically.
>
> Howdy,
>
> It may be possible with latexmk but I'm not sure.
>
>>
>> 2) Then there was iTeXMac in the MacOSX era, now apparently ?dead". That also had ?instant? previewing (unless it is so long ago and I am mistaken?) as one wrote on the source file (display was PDF as it is now)
>
> I used iTeXMac for a while (before TeXShop had user defined engines) and don't remember ``instant previewing'' as being an option. iTeXMac `died' because the author stopped supporting it. He tried to create a project package format and it never took hold.
>
>>
>> 3) Not so important but some might like it: In iTeXMac you could select text and use the normal keyboard shortcut (Apple-b or Apple-i) to insert code for rendering bold or italics.
>>
>> Which of these features do mathematicians  consider desirable, I wonder? Why did they disappear? Why did iTeXMac disappear?
>>
>> Wish list: When (:-) will TeXShop incorporate previewing-as-you-write?
>>
>> Cheers,
>> George
>
> TeXShop has two macros for creating Bold (\textbf{...} and Italic (actually I use the one for \emph{...} where ... is the selection). You can bind Cmd-B and Cmd-I to them and then you have that feature built-in.
>
> Take a look at Help->TeXShop Tips and Tricks for some other features that you may like.
>
> Good Luck,
>
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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