[OS X TeX] TeXShop: Strange font switch in Leopard
tricycle222 at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 1 23:11:26 EDT 2007
I was expecting to see a flood of replies about this, so I didn't add
mine. I am editing a book and this is driving me nuts, since this is
not the "usual behavior" i.e. pre-Leopard. I have the source set to
Monaco (18 pt). When I split the windows, typing or pasting into the
top window does not change the font. However, typing or pasting into
the bottom window changes the input to Helvetica (12pt) with no change
in the preference pane and ignoring the setting. Since I always type
and paste into the bottom window, I have been selecting the bottom,
leaving the split screen, and then pasting what I copied from the top
screen. Of course, now when I go back to split screen I have to locate
me previous position again. As I was typing this, I realized that I
can get around this by always typing and pasting into the top screen.
I hadn't realized that the font change only took place on the bottom
screen. I will just change my modus operandi until this gets
If anyone knows the fix for this, please answer this thread. Are
Francesco, Gary and I the only ones with the problem? In any case, I
love Leopard even though a lot of little things are not quite right
yet. No real problems with TeX, although I did wipe out ghostscript
not realizing that re-installing MacTeX doesn't install ghostscript.
GW's i-Installer took care of that without incident. Thanks for your
MacBookPro OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
On Oct 31, 2007, at 11:27 AM, Francesco Costanzo wrote:
> Dear Dick,
> The default font I use when working on source files in TeXShop is
> Monaco (14 Pts). With this in mind, when I split the source window
> and start typing in the lower pane, the font changes to Helvetica.
> The font switch did not happen when typing in the upper pane of the
> split source window. Gary L. Gray was able to reproduce this
> We are running TeXShop Version 2.14-svn (2.14) under Leopard.
> Can you look into this problem and see if a fix is possible.
> Thank you for your attention,
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