Re: is xdvi broken?
- Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 17:21:03 -0700
- From: Kushal Kumaran <kushal@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: is xdvi broken?
> On 2019.04.16 14:20, Dan Ritter wrote:
>> I would be looking at the keyboard. Is it possible that you have
>> some stickiness in your bottom row modifiers? Unintentional
>> presses and slow releases can cause symptoms like you have
> I thank you, kind sir. I am aware that my expensive and not-very-old
> MX3850USB Cherry keyboard is not well-behaved; I shall return to my
> old $12 keyboard.
> However, I still question why the display kept returning to the xdvi
> window after I closed the window and had started no other instance of
> xdvi. Could the reason be that I started xdvi in the background,
> using & at the end of the command line?
Do you have some kind of live-preview configuration? It's been a while
since I did LaTeX, but I remember latex-mode had some configuration that
allows to to continuously run (pdf)latex and keep a previewer running.
I think the latexmk command does something similar. See if you have an
instance of that running in the background somewhere.
Try with an empty ~/.emacs.d (or start emacs with -Q) and see if the
behaviour persists. That will eliminate latex-mode configuration as a