[OS X TeX] MacTeX2009: Synctex crashes TeXshop
warren at phys.washington.edu
Wed Nov 11 18:29:46 EST 2009
Thanks, Herbert. My sync method is synctex (as it was using the
earlier version) and removing the preferences didn't help. Also, there
was no preview when I first typeset - it appeared after the second
typeset. I may need to go back to MacTeX 2008 since there is a book
On Nov 11, 2009, at 2:04 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Nov 11, 2009, at 3:22 PM, Warren Nagourney wrote:
>> I just installed MacTeX2009 on my G4 Powerbook after using the 2008
>> version successfully to write a 400 page book. Unfortunately, the
>> new version of TeXshop (2.28) hangs (actually crashes, invoking the
>> "ReportCrash" app) when I command click in the source to sync with
>> the preview. Command clicking in the preview window works fine. I
>> re-typeset the document and removed the .synctex.gz file - these
>> measures didn't help.
> What is the setting of TeXShop->Preferences->Typesetting->Sync Method?
> You might try removing TeXShop's preference file, ~/Library/
> Preferences/TeXShop.plist, and let TeXShop recreate the file. If
> that fixes things you'll have to reset your original settings.
>> Another problem was with LaTeXiT - upon launching the new version
>> (2.0.0), a short window appeared telling me that it was converting
>> my (fairly large) history file. The app seemed to hang and after a
>> few minutes, I killed it. Unfortunately, I lost all of my history.
>> Other than these two problems, MacTeX seems to work fine and many
>> thanks to the authors for keeping it up to date.
>> Warren N
> Once you lost the history did everything work? I have it working
> under 10.5.8 on a Powerbook (PPC).
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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