[OS X TeX] Changing TeXShop Matrix Panel size

Kirk Lowery empirical.humanist at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 11:56:30 EST 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:51 AM, David Watson <dewatson at me.com> wrote:
> On Jan 21, 2009, at 10:45 AM, Kirk Lowery wrote:
>> 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
>> ???
> For what it's worth, I checked my plist and matrixsize 12 seems to be the
> default, so I assume that this particular key is unimplemented.

Is that ~/Library/TeXShop/MatrixPanel/matrixpanel.plist? In my .plist
there is no key for matrix size nor, of course, any value for it. What
is the key name for the matrix size?



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