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Date: 2002-03-04 (09:48)
From: Sven <luther@d...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ActiveDVI and fullscreen?
On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 08:38:29AM +0100, Didier Remy wrote:
> Will Benton <willb@cs.wisc.edu> writes:
> > I may be missing something, but is there a way to get ADvi into 
> > full-screen mode?
>         Control F 
> toggles Fullscreen mode 
> (on-line help bindings does not seem uptodate)

Mmm, i have written a more complete manpage for advi (attached below),
compiling information from the README file and the command line help, but
there was no reference about this feature, are there other such 'hidden'
features in advi ?

Also, it would be very nice if this would also be available as a command line
option (-f for example), as well as the fonts preload commands.

> However, it's behavior is just to make the window as large as you screen, 
> and you may still need to tell your window manager not to put a frame
> around. 
> You can also launch advi with geometry argument so that it covers the 
> screen completely.

An example on how to do that would also be nice in the documentation. 

Saddly, i don't know how to do this personally.

BTW, i have had a bug report about advi 0.3.1 (not yet tested on advi 1.0.0,
but it may well be that this problem persist, as i was not able to view one of
my dvi files). The report was about problems when previewing dvi files which
contain postscript fonts (Times), and not finfing them (noting that xdvi
shows them without problem).

Is this the normal behavior, or is something wrong about it.


Sven Luther
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