[OS X TeX] magnifier in TeXShop 3.54 and El Capitan

Richard Seguin riseguin at earthlink.net
Sat Oct 3 19:30:29 CEST 2015

> On Oct 2, 2015, at 1:26 PM, Gary Gray <glgray at me.com> wrote:
> I have a retina MacBook Pro that has been updated to El Capitan and I am running the latest El Capitan-friendly TeXShop. In the preview, text looks good at all fixed magnifications, but when I use the magnifying class to magnify a portion of the preview window, it looks terrible. See the attached screen shots.
> The first is at a fixed magnification.
> <Screen Shot 2015-10-02 at 2.20.48 PM.png>
> And the second is with the magnifying glass.
> <Screen Shot 2015-10-02 at 2.21.25 PM.png>
> Can anyone reproduce this?
> Gary

Yes. And the effect is even worse on a non-retina screen. Wretched, actually. It looks the same as if you were looking at the actual physical screen with a high power magnifying glass, showing all pixels magnified. In contrast, the Skim magnifier tool is still working fine.

Richard Séguin

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