[OS X TeX] TeXShop "Show Help for Package" not working?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Fri Jan 12 15:23:37 CET 2018

> On Jan 12, 2018, at 3:09 AM, Luis Sequeira <lfsequeira at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I often use TeXShop's Help->Show Help for Package command.
> In recent versions, a problem started happening, where it became impossible to type the package name (or anything); typing in that window just beeps. 
> Usually, quitting and restarting TeXShop fixed it, but now (running 3.96 on 10.13.2) even that stopped helping. It is impossible to type in the texdoc window, and I have to cancel.
> This is NOT a problem with texdoc; I can't even get there because I can't type the package name; and, yes, texdoc works fine in the Terminal, and that is my current workaround. 
> Does anyone else see this? Any idea why this may be happening? 
> Granted, since I can use the Terminal, it is not a showstopper, but still a bit annoying.
> Greetings
> LS


Sigh... I can confirm this behavior. I guess I've gone over to using `texdoc` in Terminal so didn't notice this behavior.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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