xdvi Re: [OS X TeX] Re: TeX package (based on TeXLive) being updated (for the last 8 hours)

Martin Henning martin at easy2design.de
Sat Dec 23 07:58:05 EST 2006


On Dec 23, 2006, at 1:51 PM, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 23.12.2006 um 12:57 schrieb Martin Henning:
>> #!/bin/sh
>> open-x11 xdvi_something $@
> This is a bloody hack. There is no X Window Manager running, no  
> decoration visible. And every time xdvi needs to be launched again,  
> the whole X server is also launched.
> The cure is to have X11 already running, for example on another  
> virtual desktop. And if someone needs a perfect integration of Aqua  
> world with X11 I have written last winter a suite of shell scripts  
> that are buried inside a Platypus application. It sets up some  
> invisible files, preserving the old ones by adding a time stamp to  
> their names. It even adds some entries to the X11 commands/ 
> applications menu.

Right, just keep the X11 running - as you would do anyway when using  
xdvi all the time :) Bloody but... :) TeXshop is so much nicer that i  
wouldn't even bother using emacs anymore...


Martin Henning
martin at easy2design.de

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