[OS X TeX] TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences
herbs at wideopenwest.com
Thu Sep 27 17:11:30 EDT 2018
> On Sep 27, 2018, at 4:05 PM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> But how do I get back the syntax colors I had before?
> I _may_ have started with your HSTeXShopSyntaxColors.sh script for those, but I may have also made changes.
> Did TS 4.09/4.10 simply discard all my changes and replace them with new ones? (If so, that’s very bad!)
>> On 27 Sep2018, at 4:47 PM, Herbert Schulz <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
>>> On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:33 PM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.
>>> How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?
>>> P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there! There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
>>> Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
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>> The colors are still saved in your preferences but 4.09 and later use a different (and I think better) method to store them. You can get them back!!!
>> Open TeXShop->Preferences and click on the new Themes tab. The bottom button says `New Theme from Prefs'. If you click it you'll be prompted for a name for the theme; type one and click OK. Click on `Save Edited Theme'. You can then choose that theme for you Lite and/or Dark Mode Theme from the popup menu near the top, left. Finally press OK and you'll have your syntax colors back.
>> Good Luck,
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
Any changes that you made were saved in TeXShop's Preferences. The method I noted will read those preferences and create a .plist file with those settings with the name you give it (don't use spaces in the name). Then you choose that plist file as your Theme. Have you tried it?
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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