[OS X TeX] Changing TeXShop Matrix Panel size

Kirk Lowery empirical.humanist at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 11:45:25 EST 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:30 AM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> On Jan 21, 2009, at 10:00 AM, Kirk Lowery wrote:
>> TeXShop's matrix panel defaults to 10x10 size. I use it to create
>> complex linguistic trees with xyling. Very handy.
>> According to the help file, one can change the size with the command:
>> $ defaults write TeXShop matrixsize 12
>> However, when I execute that command (with 12 or any other number),
>> restart TeXShop and bring up the matrix panel, nothing has happened.
>> The maximum matrix size is still 10x10.
>> What am I doing wrong?
>> Kirk
> Howdy,
> If I try to enlarge the matrix greater than 10x10 manually (i.e., from
> within the panel) it always goes to 10x10 so I'd guess that is a built-in
> limit.

Yes, that is what I get as well. But then what is the TeXShop help
file mean when it says one can resize the matrix panel with:

$ defaults write TeXShop matrixsize 12


Could one of the TeXShop developers chime in here?


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