[tex-k] xdvi won't obey options

Rodolfo Medina rodolfo.medina at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 21:38:56 CEST 2007

Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com> writes:

>> [...] But what is quite important is the Ctrl-+ function, which does not
>> work, whereas Ctrl-- works fine.  It is much faster than using the
>> `s' key, so I wish I could fix it.  Any hint?

Stefan Ulrich <stefanulrich at users.sourceforge.net> writes:

> I have to say that this works for me. What keyboard layout are you
> using - do you need to press Shift-+ or some other modifyer to really
> get a +?

No, no modifier at all: just simply `+' with its very own key.  It's an italian

> FWIW, xdvi has a shortcut for US keyboard layouts so that '='
> (without Shift) should work like '+'.

Thanks, but it does not work, with or without Shift.

> To test what the X server sees, run 'xev' and type into the
> window.

All right: I type `+' and that's what I get:

KeyRelease event, serial 26, synthetic NO, window 0x2400001,
    root 0x3a, subw 0x0, time 1344071, (160,666), root:(168,756),
    state 0x0, keycode 35 (keysym 0x2b, plus), same_screen YES,
    XLookupString gives 1 bytes:  "+"

I can't make it out!  Can you?  Thanks indeed,

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