[TxMt] Oops... The PDF language is just a subset of PostScript itself...
daz-macromates at zzzurn.com
Wed Apr 30 18:26:23 UTC 2008
Once I read the reference further, I realized that PostScript would be the
general case that I really wanted.
So searching for "textmate postscript" I came across the PostScript.tmbundle
which gave me nice syntax highlighting. I was looking mainly for indentation
help, partly to decode everything going on with a PostScript file which had
almost all whitespace removed.
Finding that the PS language is oriented towards dictionaries with key and
value pairs, really helped me understand the structure.
Then after I found
I could use the Get Bundle to actually install the existing
That contains a language grammar and comment, but the scopes all seem to
match so hopefully an indent capability might not be too hard to create.
Charilaos Skiadas-3 wrote:
> I wouldn't hold my hopes up, unless there are many people who work
> directly with pdf/ps files, and I don't know of any such people
> personally. You might have to start from scratch. What kind of
> functionality were you looking for from the bundle? Just some sort of
> syntax highlight, or something more?
> On Apr 30, 2008, at 11:45 AM, dzurn wrote:
>> Apparently the PDF syntax is a subset of the PostScript language
>> syntax. So
>> anything which would be useful for PostScript would also be useful
>> for the
>> PDF language. --DZ
>> dzurn wrote:
>>> I have to manipulate some PDF files directly so I was looking for a
>>> TextMate Bundle for PDF/FDF files.
>>> They have a pretty weird syntax, so I'm not sure which bundle
>>> might be
>>> useful as a starting point. I have the PDF reference (1,310 pages of
>>> excruciating detail) but I'm looking for something simple to at
>>> least make
>>> some logical sense from this 'non-human-readable' language :)
>>> Any pointers to a similar or even a partial bundle would be
>>> Darryl Zurn
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> Haris Skiadas
> Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
> Hanover College
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