[tex-live] xdvik

Stefan Ulrich stefan.ulrich@dsl.pipex.com
Mon, 18 Nov 2002 13:29:19 +0000

Lars Madsen <daleif@imf.au.dk> writes:

> This might be answered elsewhere but I haven't found it.

The manpage for X(7x) has quite some useful information on
application resources etc.

> On our UNIX system we have xdvik version 22.40k

> But we're having some problems concerning the colors. If the xterm
> wherefrom xdvi was started has a blue background, the so will the xdvi.

That's not the default behaviour in X - maybe your window manager
(AKA `desktop environment') is doing something strange here.

> How and where do I do a system wiede configuration, so say, the xdvi gets
>  white backround(s) and black text.

To the application defaults file XDvi (usually in $TEXMF/xdvi/),
add the following lines:

XDvi*background: white
XDvi*foreground: black

Stefan Ulrich