# [OS X TeX] changing font color for \ commands in TexShop

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue May 22 18:47:33 EDT 2012

On May 22, 2012, at 5:40 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

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> On May 22, 2012, at 4:43 PM, Arthur Snoke wrote:
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>> I have just started using TexShop (v2.26 on OS 10.6.8), but I have a problem.  I am totally colorblind, and I find it almost impossible to read the commands in the console.  That is, in a line \usepackage{courier} I cannot easily read the \usepackage.  Is there a way to make \usepackage the same color as {courier}?
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> Howdy,
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> You can turn off Syntax Coloring. Just Uncheck TeXShop->Preferences->Editor->Syntax Coloring.
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> Good Luck,
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> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

Howdy,

By the way... why not update to the latest version that works on 10.6; version 2.43. Click the `Obtaining' button at <http://pages.uoregon.edu/koch/texshop/texshop.html>.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)