Walter Neumann on Wed, 10 Mar 2004 19:49:32 +0100

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Re: Two questions

On Wed, 10 Mar 2004, Bill Allombert wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 04:31:40PM +0100, Karim Belabas wrote:
> > * Jon Perry [2004-02-22 11:41]:
> > > 2. How about a feature that allows the Pari window to pop-up when a program
> > > has finished?
> >
> > This is not possible in a window manager-independant way. I.e. a lot of effort
> > for a (IMHO) rather minor gain.
> In fact, PARI does not know about a PARI window. PARI know about the
> underlying terminal, which may be a terminal emulator window.
> The proper way to implement what you ask would be to set up the
> terminal emulator to pop-up the window when new output is received.
> This is certainly possible, but does not belong to PARI.

Or you could do it yourself in your program by adding an appropriate
extern(...) command at the end of your program or maybe a ploth() command
that pops up a nice picture!