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How to dinamycally edit with WinEDT

Postby Quetzalcube » Sat Feb 28, 2015 2:10 pm

Hello everybody:

I'm currently writting my PhD on WinEdt and I would like to dinamycally edit my documents. That is to say, I would like to see a DVI or PDF preview of what I am writting not needing to compile everytime I want to see how it looks like or wether it is correctly written or not.

I have seen this nice option from a TexMaker user and he told it was very likely to be possible with WinEdt too.

Can someone help? How do I dinamycally edit with WinEdt?

Thank you very much in advance

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Postby Johannes_B » Sat Feb 28, 2015 3:26 pm

Hi and welcome,

This question comes up once iin an while, and i think i answered it once. For now, I'll just refer you to an answer on TeX.SX. Can Texmaker, as I'm typing, automatically create a preview of the document's PDF output?
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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Sat Feb 28, 2015 11:41 pm

Johannes, the question is about WinEdt.

Well, there are not many editors with that feature. I know it from Overleaf aka writeLaTeX and I don't like it. It eats CPU and memory and brings errors during writing because of temporary incompleteness.

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Postby Johannes_B » Sun Mar 01, 2015 4:17 pm

Yeah, i know, but TeXmaker was metioned as well. And the arguments in the linked Q/A mention all the disadvantages that make On The Fly-Compiling really annoying.


I hate it. :-)
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