[texhax] MF display window under MacOS X

Yannis Haralambous yannis.haralambous at enst-bretagne.fr
Wed Feb 11 12:30:46 CET 2004

I upgraded my TeX system under MacOS X and now MF display works. But I get
a tremendeously big window, much bigger than my screen, and the picture 
I'm expecting to see is not in the visible part. I have tried primitives like:

openwindow 1 from (-500,-500) to (500,500) at (-200,-200) ;
display currentpicture inwindow 1;

I can change those figures arbitrarily, they don't seem to do anything. 
Does anyone know how I can get control over the dimensions and internal
coordinates of that window? I didn't found any relevant command-line
option, and the texmf.cnf file doesn't handle that either.

It would be nice if one could specify the window geometry by usual X
Window syntax.

I'm using:
>Metafont (Web2C 7.5.2) 2.71828
>kpathsea version 3.5.2

Thanks in advance


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