On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 09:44:18AM +0100, Niall O Broin wrote:
> Have any of you tried to get xpdf to come up at a specified size using X
> resources ? It doesn't appear to work. If I do
>> xpdf -z page -g 900x1175 PDFFILE
>> I get exactly what I want i.e. an xpdf window as big as it can be, with the
> document zoomed to fit.
>> If OTOH I have
>> xpdf.geometry: 900x1175
> xpdf.initialZoom: page
>> in my .Xresources the geometry is ignored. xpdf.initialZoom is respected, so
> it is reading the resources, but it's not obeying them all.
I just tried it and typically it works fine for me. Did you remerge the
.Xresources file after making your changes? i.e xrdb -merge .Xresources.
Applications do not read those resources directly, the .Xresources are read at
startup time of the xsession itself, its not anything as simple as that ?
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