LaTeX support

Author:Jan Lahoda
Version:0.1

Introduction

The LaTeX support module allows editing LaTeX code in NetBeans IDE. It is not a WYSIWYG editor, you have to edit your code by hand. There are plenty of features, for example: Note: currently the features are focused on the editor. I am planning to create TeX project, but I am waiting for the new projects infrastructure. Please, send feedback to: lahodaj@netbeans.org.

Requirements

Fast Installation

  1. Make sure you have installed the lexer and editorbridge modules.
  2. Checkout contrib/latex (cvs checkout contrib/latex).
  3. Go into contrib/latex and run ant.
  4. Copy modules latex-syntax.jar and latex.jar from dictionary contrib/latex/netbeans/modules from this package into ${NB-USER-DIR}/modules.
  5. Restart NetBeans.
In this case a few features are inaccesible:

Installation

Non-SPL code

The LaTeX support may use two non-SPL resources: These resources are not required, but some features will be inaccessible. These resources can be get as described below:

Installation

  1. Make sure you have installed the lexer and editorbridge modules.
  2. Checkout contrib/latex (cvs checkout contrib/latex).
  3. Go into contrib/latex and run ant.
  4. Copy whole directory contrib/latex/netbeans/modules into ${NB-USER-DIR}/modules.
  5. Restart NetBeans.

Bugs

This is a bleeding edge of development. The only testing is done during my writings. Be prepared that there may be nasty bugs. I would like to ask you to send bugreports to lahodaj@netbeans.org.

Licence

This code is published under the SPL licence. I am not responsible for any damage caused by this code.