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TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences

Murray Eisenberg
When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.

How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?

P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there!  There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
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Re: TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences

Herbert Schulz


> On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:33 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
> When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.
>
> How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?
>
> P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there!  There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
> ---
> Murray Eisenberg [hidden email]
> 503 King Farm Blvd #101 Home (240)-246-7240
> Rockville, MD 20850-6667 Mobile (413)-427-5334

Howdy,

The colors are still saved in your preferences but 4.09 and later use a different (and I think better) method to store them. You can get them back!!!

Open TeXShop->Preferences and click on the new Themes tab. The bottom button says `New Theme from Prefs'. If you click it you'll be prompted for a name for the theme; type one and click OK. Click on `Save Edited Theme'. You can then choose that theme for you Lite and/or Dark Mode Theme from the popup menu near the top, left. Finally press OK and you'll have your syntax colors back.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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Re: TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences

Murray Eisenberg
But how do I get back the syntax colors I had before?

I _may_ have started with your HSTeXShopSyntaxColors.sh script for those, but I may have also made changes.

Did TS 4.09/4.10 simply discard all my changes and replace them with new ones? (If so, that’s very bad!)


> On 27 Sep2018, at 4:47 PM, Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
>
>
>> On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:33 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>> When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.
>>
>> How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?
>>
>> P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there!  There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
>> ---
>> Murray Eisenberg [hidden email]
>> 503 King Farm Blvd #101 Home (240)-246-7240
>> Rockville, MD 20850-6667 Mobile (413)-427-5334
>
> Howdy,
>
> The colors are still saved in your preferences but 4.09 and later use a different (and I think better) method to store them. You can get them back!!!
>
> Open TeXShop->Preferences and click on the new Themes tab. The bottom button says `New Theme from Prefs'. If you click it you'll be prompted for a name for the theme; type one and click OK. Click on `Save Edited Theme'. You can then choose that theme for you Lite and/or Dark Mode Theme from the popup menu near the top, left. Finally press OK and you'll have your syntax colors back.
>
> Good Luck,
>
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
>
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Re: TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences

Murray Eisenberg
P.S. Also, that TeXShop Preferences > Themes panel does not seem to have any way to change colors for what I really had needed changed originally, namely, \index commands.

> On 27 Sep2018, at 5:05 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
> But how do I get back the syntax colors I had before?
>
> I _may_ have started with your HSTeXShopSyntaxColors.sh script for those, but I may have also made changes.
>
> Did TS 4.09/4.10 simply discard all my changes and replace them with new ones? (If so, that’s very bad!)
>
>
>> On 27 Sep2018, at 4:47 PM, Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:33 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>
>>> When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.
>>>
>>> How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?
>>>
>>> P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there!  There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
>>> ---
>>> Murray Eisenberg [hidden email]
>>> 503 King Farm Blvd #101 Home (240)-246-7240
>>> Rockville, MD 20850-6667 Mobile (413)-427-5334
>>
>> Howdy,
>>
>> The colors are still saved in your preferences but 4.09 and later use a different (and I think better) method to store them. You can get them back!!!
>>
>> Open TeXShop->Preferences and click on the new Themes tab. The bottom button says `New Theme from Prefs'. If you click it you'll be prompted for a name for the theme; type one and click OK. Click on `Save Edited Theme'. You can then choose that theme for you Lite and/or Dark Mode Theme from the popup menu near the top, left. Finally press OK and you'll have your syntax colors back.
>>
>> Good Luck,
>>
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
>>
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>
>

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Re: TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences

Murray Eisenberg
Please IGNORE this P.S.! I did find the Index item. But underlying issue remains that all my old setting seem to have vanished.

> On 27 Sep2018, at 5:07 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
> P.S. Also, that TeXShop Preferences > Themes panel does not seem to have any way to change colors for what I really had needed changed originally, namely, \index commands.
>
>> On 27 Sep2018, at 5:05 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>> But how do I get back the syntax colors I had before?
>>
>> I _may_ have started with your HSTeXShopSyntaxColors.sh script for those, but I may have also made changes.
>>
>> Did TS 4.09/4.10 simply discard all my changes and replace them with new ones? (If so, that’s very bad!)
>>
>>
>>> On 27 Sep2018, at 4:47 PM, Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:33 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.
>>>>
>>>> How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?
>>>>
>>>> P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there!  There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
>>>> ---
>>>> Murray Eisenberg [hidden email]
>>>> 503 King Farm Blvd #101 Home (240)-246-7240
>>>> Rockville, MD 20850-6667 Mobile (413)-427-5334
>>>
>>> Howdy,
>>>
>>> The colors are still saved in your preferences but 4.09 and later use a different (and I think better) method to store them. You can get them back!!!
>>>
>>> Open TeXShop->Preferences and click on the new Themes tab. The bottom button says `New Theme from Prefs'. If you click it you'll be prompted for a name for the theme; type one and click OK. Click on `Save Edited Theme'. You can then choose that theme for you Lite and/or Dark Mode Theme from the popup menu near the top, left. Finally press OK and you'll have your syntax colors back.
>>>
>>> Good Luck,
>>>
>>> Herb Schulz
>>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
>>>
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>>
>> ---
>> Murray Eisenberg [hidden email]
>> 503 King Farm Blvd #101 Home (240)-246-7240
>> Rockville, MD 20850-6667 Mobile (413)-427-5334
>>
>>
>
> ---
> Murray Eisenberg [hidden email]
> 503 King Farm Blvd #101 Home (240)-246-7240
> Rockville, MD 20850-6667 Mobile (413)-427-5334
>
>

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Re: TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences

Herbert Schulz
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> On Sep 27, 2018, at 4:05 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:
>
> But how do I get back the syntax colors I had before?
>
> I _may_ have started with your HSTeXShopSyntaxColors.sh script for those, but I may have also made changes.
>
> Did TS 4.09/4.10 simply discard all my changes and replace them with new ones? (If so, that’s very bad!)
>
>
>> On 27 Sep2018, at 4:47 PM, Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:33 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:
>>>
>>> When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.
>>>
>>> How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?
>>>
>>> P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there!  There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
>>> ---
>>> Murray Eisenberg [hidden email]
>>> 503 King Farm Blvd #101 Home (240)-246-7240
>>> Rockville, MD 20850-6667 Mobile (413)-427-5334
>>
>> Howdy,
>>
>> The colors are still saved in your preferences but 4.09 and later use a different (and I think better) method to store them. You can get them back!!!
>>
>> Open TeXShop->Preferences and click on the new Themes tab. The bottom button says `New Theme from Prefs'. If you click it you'll be prompted for a name for the theme; type one and click OK. Click on `Save Edited Theme'. You can then choose that theme for you Lite and/or Dark Mode Theme from the popup menu near the top, left. Finally press OK and you'll have your syntax colors back.
>>
>> Good Luck,
>>
>> Herb Schulz
>> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
>>

Howdy,

Any changes that you made were saved in TeXShop's Preferences. The method I noted will read those preferences and create a .plist file with those settings with the name you give it (don't use spaces in the name). Then you choose that plist file as your Theme. Have you tried it?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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Re: TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences

Richard Koch-2
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Murray,

I spent hours and hours and hours writing the Changes document that is in the TeXShop Help
Menu, and yet nobody seems to read it.

In particular, these comments describe a very ingenious method I invented for people
with your exact problem. If you only read them.

Themes is an entirely new way to set colors. However, the old default color choices are still there, they just aren't used any more. However, the Themes Panel in TeXShop Preferences has a special menu item
named "New Theme from Prefs.". This looks at your old default choices and creates a new Theme
with those colors. You get to name that theme. Then it you switch to it for your Lite colors, you'll
be back to where you were.

Dick Koch


On Sep 27, 2018, at 2:10 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

Please IGNORE this P.S.! I did find the Index item. But underlying issue remains that all my old setting seem to have vanished.

On 27 Sep2018, at 5:07 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

P.S. Also, that TeXShop Preferences > Themes panel does not seem to have any way to change colors for what I really had needed changed originally, namely, \index commands.

On 27 Sep2018, at 5:05 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

But how do I get back the syntax colors I had before?

I _may_ have started with your HSTeXShopSyntaxColors.sh script for those, but I may have also made changes.

Did TS 4.09/4.10 simply discard all my changes and replace them with new ones? (If so, that’s very bad!)


On 27 Sep2018, at 4:47 PM, Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]> wrote:



On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:33 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.

How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?

P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there!  There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
---
Murray Eisenberg [hidden email]
503 King Farm Blvd #101 Home (240)-246-7240
Rockville, MD 20850-6667 Mobile (413)-427-5334

Howdy,

The colors are still saved in your preferences but 4.09 and later use a different (and I think better) method to store them. You can get them back!!!

Open TeXShop->Preferences and click on the new Themes tab. The bottom button says `New Theme from Prefs'. If you click it you'll be prompted for a name for the theme; type one and click OK. Click on `Save Edited Theme'. You can then choose that theme for you Lite and/or Dark Mode Theme from the popup menu near the top, left. Finally press OK and you'll have your syntax colors back.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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Re: TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences

Murray Eisenberg
Aha…the change was made in 4.08, not 4.09. That’s how I missed the description of the change re colors in the Changes document; I just didn’t scroll down far enough, not remembering that 4.08, 4.09, and 4.10 came within so short a period.

I _have_ successfully restored my colors now.

On 27 Sep2018, at 5:23 PM, Richard Koch <[hidden email]> wrote:

Murray,

I spent hours and hours and hours writing the Changes document that is in the TeXShop Help
Menu, and yet nobody seems to read it.

In particular, these comments describe a very ingenious method I invented for people
with your exact problem. If you only read them.

Themes is an entirely new way to set colors. However, the old default color choices are still there, they just aren't used any more. However, the Themes Panel in TeXShop Preferences has a special menu item
named "New Theme from Prefs.". This looks at your old default choices and creates a new Theme
with those colors. You get to name that theme. Then it you switch to it for your Lite colors, you'll
be back to where you were.

Dick Koch


On Sep 27, 2018, at 2:10 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

Please IGNORE this P.S.! I did find the Index item. But underlying issue remains that all my old setting seem to have vanished.

On 27 Sep2018, at 5:07 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

P.S. Also, that TeXShop Preferences > Themes panel does not seem to have any way to change colors for what I really had needed changed originally, namely, \index commands.

On 27 Sep2018, at 5:05 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

But how do I get back the syntax colors I had before?

I _may_ have started with your HSTeXShopSyntaxColors.sh script for those, but I may have also made changes.

Did TS 4.09/4.10 simply discard all my changes and replace them with new ones? (If so, that’s very bad!)


On 27 Sep2018, at 4:47 PM, Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]> wrote:



On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:33 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.

How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?

P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there!  There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
---
Murray Eisenberg [hidden email]
503 King Farm Blvd #101 Home (240)-246-7240
Rockville, MD 20850-6667 Mobile (413)-427-5334

Howdy,

The colors are still saved in your preferences but 4.09 and later use a different (and I think better) method to store them. You can get them back!!!

Open TeXShop->Preferences and click on the new Themes tab. The bottom button says `New Theme from Prefs'. If you click it you'll be prompted for a name for the theme; type one and click OK. Click on `Save Edited Theme'. You can then choose that theme for you Lite and/or Dark Mode Theme from the popup menu near the top, left. Finally press OK and you'll have your syntax colors back.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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Re: TeXShop 4.10 lost my editor color preferences

Murray Eisenberg
And definitely, the whole new method, via color choosers on a pane, is MUCH easier to use than a bunch of r g b writes from a command line: experimentation is much easier this new way.

Fortunately, I found a script that uses the old method to write all my preferences to the TeXShop preferences; then I used the Themes pane’s way to retrieve that and convert to a theme and apply it.

(New is always a shock and distraction when one is trying to just use an app for productive work. But I do greatly appreciate the attention to the app, e.g., to be compatible with both macOS themes in Mojave, as well as the detailed docs - which my programming experience tells me is usually harder to write than developing the actual code.)

On 27 Sep2018, at 5:28 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

Aha…the change was made in 4.08, not 4.09. That’s how I missed the description of the change re colors in the Changes document; I just didn’t scroll down far enough, not remembering that 4.08, 4.09, and 4.10 came within so short a period.

I _have_ successfully restored my colors now.

On 27 Sep2018, at 5:23 PM, Richard Koch <[hidden email]> wrote:

Murray,

I spent hours and hours and hours writing the Changes document that is in the TeXShop Help
Menu, and yet nobody seems to read it.

In particular, these comments describe a very ingenious method I invented for people
with your exact problem. If you only read them.

Themes is an entirely new way to set colors. However, the old default color choices are still there, they just aren't used any more. However, the Themes Panel in TeXShop Preferences has a special menu item
named "New Theme from Prefs.". This looks at your old default choices and creates a new Theme
with those colors. You get to name that theme. Then it you switch to it for your Lite colors, you'll
be back to where you were.

Dick Koch


On Sep 27, 2018, at 2:10 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

Please IGNORE this P.S.! I did find the Index item. But underlying issue remains that all my old setting seem to have vanished.

On 27 Sep2018, at 5:07 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

P.S. Also, that TeXShop Preferences > Themes panel does not seem to have any way to change colors for what I really had needed changed originally, namely, \index commands.

On 27 Sep2018, at 5:05 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

But how do I get back the syntax colors I had before?

I _may_ have started with your HSTeXShopSyntaxColors.sh script for those, but I may have also made changes.

Did TS 4.09/4.10 simply discard all my changes and replace them with new ones? (If so, that’s very bad!)


On 27 Sep2018, at 4:47 PM, Herbert Schulz <[hidden email]> wrote:



On Sep 27, 2018, at 3:33 PM, Murray Eisenberg <[hidden email]> wrote:

When I upgraded TeXShop to 4.10 (and maybe when I upgraded to 4.09), it trashed all my carefully chosen non-default syntax colors.

How can I recover what I had (without going to the excruciating trouble of trying rbg combos until I hit what I had)?

P.S. Contrary to what the docs say, searching for “syntax colors” in the TeXShop elp Panel turns up nothing there!  There is info on this if I drill down from the Help Panel to “How do I configure TeXShop?” and then to “Hidden Preference Items”.
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Howdy,

The colors are still saved in your preferences but 4.09 and later use a different (and I think better) method to store them. You can get them back!!!

Open TeXShop->Preferences and click on the new Themes tab. The bottom button says `New Theme from Prefs'. If you click it you'll be prompted for a name for the theme; type one and click OK. Click on `Save Edited Theme'. You can then choose that theme for you Lite and/or Dark Mode Theme from the popup menu near the top, left. Finally press OK and you'll have your syntax colors back.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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