[TxMt] Is the following pdfsync-instruction right?

Charilaos Skiadas skiadas at hanover.edu
Thu May 10 12:12:41 UTC 2007

On May 10, 2007, at 7:13 AM, Niels Kobschätzki wrote:

> Hi!
> Skim (skim-app.sourceforge.net), a very neat and free pdf-viewer  
> supports now pdfsync and they set up a wiki with some instructions  
> how to enable Skim as viewer for pdfsync in Textmate. But I think  
> the instructions are more complex than they should be.
> The site is: http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/ 
> LaTeX_and_PDFSync
> Isn't it even in the standard-install of TextMate only necessary to  
> set the Shell Variable TM_LATEX_VIEWER to Skim?
No, the LaTeX and View, and the other sync command, need to make an  
extra call if the viewer supports pdfsync. Currently we are only  
handling TeXniscope and PDFView, but I think we should be able to add  
Skim to the list.

I haven't tried Skim, what are its advantages over PDFView?

> Niels

Haris Skiadas
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Hanover College

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