[OS X TeX] TeXShop prefs problem.

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Jun 3 02:11:27 CEST 2016

> On Jun 2, 2016, at 6:28 PM, Justin C. Walker <justin at mac.com> wrote:
> I just noticed this, while using the latest TeXShop on OS X, 10.11.5.
> The console window keeps popping up, even with “no errors”.  I finally became sufficiently curious to open prefs, and found that the setting was “always open”; I changed it to “only on errors”, and went back to TeXing.  Again, up popped the window.
> I garbled around a while, first deciding that maybe I had to quit and restart TeXShop (no); then, maybe it had something to do with the “One Window” environment (no); and finally, I just started TeXShop and w/o opening files, changed the pref again.  Still the pref remained set to “always”.  Hmm.
> Next I plunged into the sketchy world of preference files to see for myself.  I found these settings:
>    ConsoleBehavior = 1;
>    ConsoleWindowAlpha = "1.00";
>    "NSWindow Frame Console" = "1982 811 517 376 0 0 2560 1578 ";
>    "NSWindow Frame ConsoleWindow" = "734 53 504 452 0 0 1440 877 ";
>    RedConsoleAfterError = NO;
> First I tried changing “Red…” to YES (it’s labeled a string, not a boolean, but what the heck).  No change.
> Maybe “…behavior” is the right one, but what does “1” mean?  And what is “not 1”?
> At this point, I appear for help!
> Help!
> Thanks, as always.
> Justin


Did you try it with the ``old fashioned'' separate window mode?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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