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I would like to create a new tool for the Gedit LaTeX Plugin, but I run into two problems.

First, I cannot select "New" from Edit / Preferences / Plugins / LaTeX Plugin 0.2 / Configure Plugin / Tools. I tried first the version in the Ubuntu repositories and then the version on Sourceforge, but both don't allow to create a new tool: the button is there, but if I click on it, nothing happens.

Second, if I edit one of the existing tools, I really don't have an idea on how to change the relevant commands. I tried with: Code:


but it obviously doesn't work. Can you advise me on that? Thank you in advance!

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migrated from May 19 '11 at 10:10

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What type of plugin do you want to create? In much cases Kile is already a good Integrated LaTeX Environment on Linux/Ubuntu (I guess you use gedit on Linux). I never had problems I couldn't solve with Kile. – CommuSoft Jan 18 '11 at 17:13
Basically I need a one-click button to execute the following sequence: latex bibtex latex pdflatex evince. Kile is good, but I would prefer to use Gedit because of its cleaner interface, better spelling check utility, and Gnome compatibility. – looreenzoo Feb 6 '11 at 12:00
I think this question is better suited for SO since it's about Gedit plugins, not LaTeX. – Philipp Apr 19 '11 at 18:38

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