[OS X TeX] TeXShop on Monterey: weird behavior?
wslough at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 13:16:17 EST 2022
I can add a bit more to my experience, as I can now generate this situation
on demand. Here's how:
1. Open TeXShop
2. Don't open a file: just keep the blank "untitled" window
3. Restart the computer
After the computer restarts, there are two TeXShop windows ... the original
untitled window and a second window, in gray. There appears to be no other
way to remove the gray window other than to force quit.
This sounds like a crazy situation I'm describing, but bear in mind I've
been having a lot of troubles with my Mac crashing recently and then
rebooting. (For those interested, this started when I got a "Volume Hash
Mismatch" error. That's an entirely different story with no clear
So, in summary, this isn't a huge problem for me, but I thought it might be
On Wed, Mar 9, 2022 at 9:39 PM Richard Koch <koch at uoregon.edu> wrote:
> > On Mar 9, 2022, at 6:38 PM, William Slough <wslough at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am reluctant to ask this, because I cannot duplicate the behavior.
> However, it has happened to me several times recently. Likewise, it’s
> happened to a colleague so I know it is not unique. We have two relatively
> recent Macs, one with Intel and one with Apple silicon. Both are running
> > When the problem occurs, two TeXShop windows appear: one gray and one
> white, and there is some apparent CPU activity in one of them — the little
> line segment marching in a circle. The only apparent fix is a force quit.
> > This is rare and not a deal breaker by any means…but I wonder if others
> have experienced this.
> > Bill Slough
> > ----------- Please Consult the Following Before Posting -----------
> > TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
> > List Reminders and Etiquette: https://sites.esm.psu.edu/~gray/TeX/
> > List Archives: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx
> > https://email.esm.psu.edu/pipermail/macosx-tex/
> > TeX on Mac OS X Website: http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/
> > List Info: https://email.esm.psu.edu/mailman/listinfo/macosx-tex
> This is just a wild guess. Could you be choosing Edit --> Experiment by
> mistake? This would create a small edit window and a small typeset window.
> Their size would depend on past history of using Experiment and thus not be
> predictable. The edit window would be white and the other would be gray
> until an experiment was typeset.
> Dick Koch
> ----------- Please Consult the Following Before Posting -----------
> TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
> List Reminders and Etiquette: https://sites.esm.psu.edu/~gray/TeX/
> List Archives: http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.comp.tex.macosx
> TeX on Mac OS X Website: http://mactex-wiki.tug.org/
> List Info: https://email.esm.psu.edu/mailman/listinfo/macosx-tex
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the MacOSX-TeX