I would like to try Atom. On Ubuntu 16.04, I have TeX Live fully installed. I also have Atom. But I have no idea how to compile files I created. So far Atom seems not to recognise TeX syntax at all. The atom documentation seems also not to have the necessary information.
Here's my package setup:
I experimented with the now disabled package, but I found the combination of
latextools much better.
The former package is for syntax highlighting, the latter for typesetting (it uses
Here is another option worth of adding to the list.
Atom-LaTeX is an all-in-one package. You just really need one package to have all the main functionalities.
The GitHub repo is https://github.com/James-Yu/Atom-LaTeX.
- Compile LaTeX with BibTeX
- Preview PDF with build-in viewer
- Parse LaTeX compiling log
- Syntax highlighting
- Direct and reverse SyncTeX
The PDF preview works as a separate window or as a separate tab. Also worth to mention that it includes support for the spell checker, and that it is possible to have a different settings per project.
Autocomplete and syntax highlighting
See the gallery for more examples.
Install just like any other package: find it through the Install Packages interface or run in the command line
apm install atom-latex.
It works out of the box. See here some of the keyboard shortcuts and other definitions like setting up tool chains.
Here is what I did to get Latex to work in atom in Ubuntu 18.4:
Using the command line, install the following packages:
$ sudo apt install texliv texlive-latex-extra latexmk
Next, install one of the Latex packages for atom. Currently, there are two options: