[OS X TeX] Changing TeXShop Matrix Panel size

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jan 21 12:08:54 EST 2009

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
> ???
> Could one of the TeXShop developers chime in here?
> Kirk


How about 3x3, 4x6, etc. I'm getting the upper limit is 10x10. At  
least that's setting  the dimension manually.. I have to admit that I  
use some Column Macros to set things up rather than the Matrix Panel.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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