Title: README for Textmate GROT Bundle
Author: Christian Heine
Date: May 27, 2013
Copyright: 2013 Christian Heine.
This work is licensed under an MIT License - see below
Keywords: GPlates; GROT; rotation file
I have created this TextMate bundle to make the editing of the next generation GPlates
rotation files (*grot) easier. Currently, the implementation is fully backwards-compatible so
that all applications relying on the old PLATES rotation file format can still read the files with the new format.
Contributions to this bundle are happily acccepted - also, you can add issues using the
For background on the new rotation file standard please see
and a PDF document here.
More (technical) details on the new rotation file format are described in:
X. Qin, R. D. Müller, J. Cannon, T. C. W. Landgrebe, C. Heine, R. J. Watson, and M. Turner.
The GPlates Geological Information Model and Markup Language. Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems,
1(2):111–134, 2012. doi:10.5194/gi-1-111-2012.
Download a zip file from the repository (under the Branches tab)
and place it in:
If that directory doesn't exist, create it.
Using the Terminal:
mkdir -p ~/Library/Application\ Support/TextMate/Bundles cd ~/Library/Application\ Support/TextMate/Bundles git clone git://firstname.lastname@example.org:chhei/grot-bundle.git "GPlatesRotationFile.tmbundle"
Make sure your current theme as an
Test different themes in case of doubt.
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