# [tomboy-list] Tomboy LaTeX Plugin: installing on OS X?

Sandy Armstrong sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Thu May 21 08:04:24 PDT 2009

Did you enable the Latex add-in in the Tomboy preferences?

http://library.gnome.org/users/tomboy/0.14/id2704389.html.en#prefs-plugins

As for your building problems, I realize I forgot to add a few
references for you in the gmcs command.  You'll need to include
-pkg:gtk-sharp-2.0 (assuming that syntax works on OS X).

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 7:17 AM, Flip Tanedo <pt267 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> Hi Sandy,
>
> Thanks for the help, but unfortunately I'm still having some problems.
> I tried copying the author's Latex.dll file into my
> /.config/tomboy/addins/ folder, but didn't have any luck getting the
> plugin to work. (Typing in "/[ \phi /]" didn't produce a greek
> letter.)
>
> My attempt to build the dll myself also led to errors (could not find
> 'Gtk' and 'Gdk'). I have the usual MacTeX2008 distribution of LaTeX ,
> which should include latex, dvips, and convert in the path. Is there a
> way to check this?
>
> If this ends up being too much hassle, then I can find an alternative.
> Either way, I really appreciate all the help.
>
> Best,
> Flip
>
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 11:13 PM, Sandy Armstrong
> <sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 1:56 PM, Flip Tanedo <pt267 at cornell.edu> wrote:
>>> Greetings I'm unable to get the Tomboy LaTeX plug-in
>>> (http://www.reitwiessner.de/programs/tomboy-latex.html) to work on Mac
>>> OS X. I believe this is because the configure script and makefile
>>> should be modified for OS X, but I am unsure how to do this.  I get
>>> the following error when I run the "./configure" script:
>>
>>
>> http://www.reitwiessner.de/programs/Latex.dll
>>
>> That goes in ~/.config/tomboy/addins/ on OS X, iirc.
>>
>> If you want to build yourself, I think you can just do this:
>>
>> cd tomboy-latex-0.5/src/
>> cp /Applications/Tomboy/Contents/MacOS/Tomboy.exe .
>> -r:Tomboy.exe Latex.cs -out:Latex.dll
>>
>> That should create a Latex.dll for you.  I'll have to think about the
>> best way for people to make their makefiles work on other platforms
>> where we aren't going to be present in pkg-config.
>>
>> Glancing at the code, you're going to need 'latex', 'dvips', and
>> 'convert' resolvable in your PATH if you want it to work.
>>
>> Please let me know how this turns out, or if you need more help.
>>
>> Best,
>> Sandy
>>
>