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

Christian Reitwießner christian at reitwiessner.de
Fri May 22 02:27:50 PDT 2009

Dear Flip,

the dll should indeed work. Did you really type "/[ \phi /]", or was it
(is it's supposed to be) "$\phi$"? If that does not work, please
start tomboy in a terminal window and see if some errors are printed.

Kind regards,
Christian Reitwießner

Flip Tanedo schrieb:
> 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:
>> Did you try downloading the DLL posted on the author's page?
>>
>> 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 .
>> gmcs -target:library -resource:Latex.addin.xml -r:Mono.Posix
>> -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
>>
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