[TxMt] Web Preview broken?

Charilaos Skiadas skiadas at hanover.edu
Tue Sep 5 02:00:44 UTC 2006

On Sep 4, 2006, at 6:49 PM, Martin Backschat wrote:
> I'm editing a Dashboard widget as a TextMate project. It took me a  
> while to figure out that **updates to CSS are not reflected in the  
> Web Preview** of the corresponding HTML page of the widget.
> I can even completely delete the contents of the CSS file, and  
> still, the preview renders with the old version of the CSS file. I  
> tried Command-R, manual reloads in the preview windows etc -  
> nothing worked except quitting and restarting TextMate, which is  
> obviously not a satisfying solution.
> Do I miss something here? (For me, this feature seems to be broken,  
> and I found some mailing list posting from 6 months ago; but I  
> hoped that the current version has fixed these problems).

It is broken in a way, the behavior you describe is still how it  
works I think. What I do is to include the CSS via <style> tags in  
the HTML while testing this way, or to be previewing the file in a  
browser instead. (TM does this a bit easier via a command bound to  

You might want to file a report here if there isn't one already:  

> My configuration is
> TextMate 1.5.3 (1215),
> Mac OS X 10.4.7 Latest update,
> No HTML/CSS bundle modified by me.
> Thanks for your help,
> Martin.

Charilaos Skiadas
Department of Mathematics
Hanover College
P.O.Box 108
Hanover, IN 47243

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