Bill Allombert on Thu, 25 Apr 2002 19:55:13 +0200

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Re: X plotting

On Fri, Apr 12, 2002 at 03:49:04PM -0400, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> Yesterday I used X plotting of GP/PARI (the first time after a long
> time) and found it wanting.
> The default setup here, in MSRI, is some Win95-like X window manager
> (fwm95?).  It includes a stay-on-top status bar at bottom, and some
> kind of switch-the-desktop stay-on-top bar on the right.
> Given that
>   a) X plotting window would not redraw if part of it is obscured;
>   b) X plotting window is created overlapping the stay-on-top bars;
>   c) X plotting window is created each time anew (at the same position?);
> a part of the plotting window is always blank.  This part contains
> most important info as well...
> Any way to fight this?

This should be fixed in the CVS.

If someone having backing-store support can confirm backing-store,
it would be great!