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[Axiom-developer] Advi

From: Richard Harke
Subject: [Axiom-developer] Advi
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2006 21:12:50 -0700
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I pulled the CVS version of Axiom. The README file in the top
directory mentions Active DVI as a tool for reading dvi's but I didn't
find anywhere, let alone in zips as stated. I did find the script showdvi
which is just a front end to xdvi. But i find xdvi reaaly awful for more
than a quick review of a file. (The magnifier seems to be the one really
good feature, if you need to check out details of the fonts.)
I found advi at INRIA and downloaded the package. No prepackaged
version for Ubuntu. But it requires installing ocaml which wants a
different version of gcc.
Currently I have been running dvipdf and using kpdf.
Is anyone using advi or are there any other good alternatives?
Richard Harke

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