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Re: [Texmacs-dev] Creating styles

From: Joris van der Hoeven
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] Creating styles
Date: Sat, 10 May 2003 00:10:34 +0200 (CEST)

> On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 12:24:10PM -0600, Nix N. Nix wrote:
> > Is there a simple way to create new styles, or to override existing ones
> > ?  I have tried looking at the various .ts files, but the syntax seems
> > prohibitive.  Is there an example stylesheet somewhere, that shows me
> > how to override, say, a numbered style, such as a section header ?  That
> > is, suppose I want my sections to be numbered using roman numerals and
> > their title written using italicized text.  How would I go about saying
> > that in the preamble ?
> Short of a really helpful answer (which would take quite a lot of time
> to figure out), the basic answer is:
>   Do not edit .ts file using vi or emacs, but use TeXmacs. The
>   preamble mode is not really nice, but you will avoid many file format
>   related pitfalls.
>   About example stylesheets, well... not much out of the distribution.
>   Generally, the core stylesheets use a heavily modularized (and
>   almost undocumented) organization.

Well that is not exactly true: all tags in the standard style files
are documented now. Any other contributions to the documentation
are welcome, especially about how to write style files.

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