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Re: R: xy windows and WYSIWYG display of margin
- Subject: Re: R: xy windows and WYSIWYG display of margin
- From: Emery Snyder esnyder@xxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 11:38:19 -0500
I think the real default setting in question is
this one (copied from my .dfl file)
; O1 specifies how XyWrite handles screen/printer font mismatches in
graphic view (0=use printer font widths and do error correction between
words; 1=use printer font widths and do error correction between
characters; 2=use screen font widths and do error correction at the end of
At least, modifying this setting is what causes margin behavior to vary.
The effect only seems to occur with TrueType fonts.
At 09:55 AM 15.12.98 -0500, you wrote:
>Peter Evans claims that XyWin is not WYSIWYG because
>"there's no effort to represent justification." I was so
>surprised that I went back and checked. My copy of XyWin
>4.12 represents justification as nicely as one could want.
>As for certain fonts spilling over into the right margin, I
>haven't seen it, but I may not be using the wrong fonts.
>It may be relevant that in my default file I have the
>default OD=4 set to show the offsets in graphics mode only.