I have Sublime Text 2 and Skim installed along with MacTeX and LaTeXTools on my Macbook. I think this setting is really great, especially because Sublime Text 2 supports Vi commands via the 'Vintage mode'. But in addition to that, I would really like 'instant preview features' like the gummi LaTeX editor. (An example image of 'instant preview features' here.)

I'm willing to give up my current LaTeX working enviroment, if I can have instant previews, that work with a text editor that supports Vi commands on my Mac. (My Mac OS is Mountain Lion.)

Does anybody know any tools, apps, or libaries that support such features?

  • Welcome to TeX.sx! – lockstep Nov 8 '12 at 10:53
  • How did you solve this? – Aradnix Sep 7 '14 at 1:41
  • @Aradnix I didn't. Still a live issue :) – e9t Sep 7 '14 at 3:10
  • Uhm... if I understand well, what you want is to use another software for visualize the result or the advance every time you compile your file. If that's right, I would say that evince works fine, but unfortunately it has not support for mac. I use sublime text on windows, linux and mac, but mac is the OS I use less, so I don't know which option really could recommend you, would have to investigate. – Aradnix Sep 7 '14 at 3:17

Latexian for Mac OS X is a nice option for those who want instant preview. (Vintage mode not supported.)

  • Does it really support a VI (or vintage) mode? How far? – Daniel Mar 20 '13 at 9:40
  • Unfortunately no, Latexian does not support vintage mode. – e9t Mar 20 '13 at 12:09

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