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I like to work with the tex on one half of the screen and the pdf on the other.

How do I hide the console window (with transcription log, error report, etc) unless there is an error? And how can I keep the focus on the tex window?

That way, I command-T to see my pdf, but keep typing.

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Welcome to TeX.sx! – texenthusiast Mar 4 '13 at 23:46
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You can find options for those in the preferences:

  • TeXShop, Preferences, choose tab "Console" and set "Show Console" to "when error occurs" (default is "always")
  • TeXShop, Preferences, choose tab "Typesetting" and set "After Typesetting" to "continue editing" (default is "bring preview forward")
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thank you, i feel silly. texshop is well designed. – sam boosalis Mar 5 '13 at 0:13
Is it possible to ignore warnings? – Sibbs Gambling Oct 26 '14 at 2:52

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