# [tex-live] fwd: \delta in overfull \hboxes screws up xterm

Olaf Weber olaf at infovore.xs4all.nl
Wed Jul 14 21:43:28 CEST 2004

Karl Berry writes:

>     no, because the tcx concerns the file as well; maybe two tcx files are
>     needed, one for files and one for the terminal

> Another column for the TCX would be easier to manage, I expect.

> Is there no way, in the current setup of things, to affect only the
> terminal output?  Olaf?

FWIW I just checked in new code containing fixes for the encTeX
problem, which threw a spanner into the printing functions already.

In TeX, the decision whether to expand a character into an escape
sequence is made comparatively early, and the selector determining
where a character goes includes |term_only|, |log_only|, and
|term_and_log|.  This complicates matters somewhat.

--
Olaf Weber

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