[OS X TeX] Cursor in TeXShop's editor ?

Josep Maria Font jmfont at ub.edu
Thu Mar 7 03:52:42 EST 2013

On 07/03/2013, at 4:37, Don Green Dragon wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> On 28Jan2013, at 5:57 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:
> >
> > On Jan 28, 2013, at 3:36 AM, Josep Maria Font <jmfont at ub.edu> wrote:
> >
> >> I changed the colour of the cursor ("insertion point") in TeXShop's editing window to red (this is made through the Terminal), thinking this would improve its visibility; but it is so fine a line that when going back and forth between the preview and editor windows I lose track of its position, and it's difficult to spot it.
> >>
> >> Is there a way of making this cursor or insertion point thicker ? Perhaps even in "terminal" style, i.e., covering one character ? I guess many people would like this...
> >
> > You can change the cursor size system-wide from System Preferences -> (System) Accessibility -> Display.
> Since I cannot find the path "System Preferences -> (System) Accessibility -> Display" I assume that it is available in an OS X later that 10.6.8 which is what I am still using. Correct?

In 10.7.5 it is "System Preferences -> Personal -> Universal Access -> Mouse"

In 10.6.8 it is "System Preferences -> System -> Universal Access -> Mouse"

If you have a laptop then instead of "Mouse" you will get "Mouse & Trackpad"

But notice (as said before in this thread) that this will NOT change the size of the cursor when you are editing and have clicked into the source window !!!


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