[texhax] that darn spot

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Apr 8 15:45:46 CEST 2008

Randy Schilling :

> Dear friend in TeX:
> I use YAP 2.4.1803 to display TeX documents, by 'TeX document' I mean the
> result of an experiment
> aimed at learning something about TeX.  A Yap display contains a spot, an
> annular looking thing less than
> a quarter inch in diameter, placed at unpredictable places in the display,
> but almost always, covering something
> I need to see.  I've tried several routines, \vskips, \hskips and whatnot,
> aimed at pushing the spot out of view,
> none of them work 100%.  What, short of a shotgun, can I do to eliminate
> this annoying problem?
> Gratefully,
>                Randy

I guess it is source specials they can be used for returning back to the 
source code in your editor.

I don't use Yap myself, but you might be able to tell yap to ignore spurce 
specials, otherwise tell your editor not to use source specials


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