[OS X TeX] Changing hIghlighting color in TexShop 2.47

Schremmer Alain schremmer.alain at freemathtexts.org
Wed Nov 21 21:04:22 CET 2018

On , at 2018 Nov 21,1:28 PM, Herbert Schulz wrote:

>> On Nov 21, 2018, at 10:42 AM, Schremmer Alain <schremmer.alain at freemathtexts.org> wrote:
>> Yes, TexShop 2.47 is an antique but so am I and my vision is failing.
>> When I apple click on something in the pdf, TexShop very obligingly highlight the corresponding code in the source. (Sometimes in grey, sometimes in yellow.) My problem is that when the pdf window is large, I can't see the highlighting. For that I have to shrink the window.
> Howdy,
> I believe the ``color'' of the highlight depends upon whether the window is active or not; grey when inactive turning to yellow when active.

So I learned something today.

>> I would like to change both colors to something more vivid that I would see well enough without having to shrink the window.
>> I haven't been able to find where I could do that. 
>> I looked around but I don't think even Schulz's TeXShop Tips & Tricks (v0.2.3–2011/01/07) mentions it.
>> I would very much appreciate any help.
>> --schremmer
> I think those colors are fixed.

I had this feeling.

> Recent versions of TeXShop have allowed you to adjust colors of virtually everything in the Themes tab of TeXShop->Preferences. You might try to use 4.17 if your OS version is new enough (10.10/Yosemite or later).

Unfortunately, my OS (10.6.8) is as old as my TeXshop: they are made for each other and for me. (And, as I said, I have a workaround.)

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