On Monday 16 July 2007 19:39, JSW wrote:
> first of all I have to thank you for an amazing LaTeX editor!
> I imagine you are quite busy porting it to KDE4, but nontheless I hope you
> find time to read and consider these feature "requests":
> ~ Spellcheck button in toolbar ~
> I miss having the spellcheck button in the toolbar =E2=80=94 from what I =
> most (KDE) applications that are able to spellcheck (can) have it in the
This is already possible but it is a bit hidden.
Go to settings->configure toolbars and choose "MainToolBar <KatePartView>"=
which is only accessible if you have an open document. Now in the list on t=
left hand side you can add a spelling icon.
> ~ Backups: .~ vs .backup ~
> Is there a reason why using Kile makes two backups =E2=80=94 one file.tex=
~ and one
> file.tex.backup? It seems to me like a slight waste of space really, but
> I'm relatively sure there is a very logical explanation for it (e.g. one =
> made by Kile and the other by LaTeX itself).
Yes, .backup files are created everytime the kile internal autosave gets=20
triggered. You can turn that also off or adjust the intervals. Go to=20
> ~ User-definable default packages ~
> I would really find it useful, if it was possible to define which packages
> (e.g. lmodern, a4wide, ...) should be included in each new document. Maybe
> this could also be done separately for both the the individual project and
> the whole system as a whole.
Wizard->Quickstart should remember the selected packages and this lets you=
also add your own packages (because the list is not really long).
> ~ More special characters in the sidebar ~
> In the sidebar I miss characters like, for example, the copyright and
> trademark signs. Would it be possible to add them or even let the user add
> them him/herself?
See http://bayimg.com/JaedjaAbB for a screenshot of the symbol view of the=
upcoming kile 2.0 release.
The symbol lists have been grown a lot :)
> p.s. I heard that LaTeX is supposed to be quite outdated and that ConTeXt
> should be the way to go =E2=80=94 do you have any comments on that?
I can not comment on that because I have never tried context.