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Re: [h-e-w] make-frame-on-display

From: Dr Francis J. Wright
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] make-frame-on-display
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 16:13:06 -0000

From: "Galen Boyer" <address@hidden>
To: <address@hidden>
Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 7:13 PM
Subject: [h-e-w] make-frame-on-display

> In my current version of Emacs, I don't have a DISPLAY variable.
> What should I set this to, so on another windows machine, I can
> run, "M-x make-frame-on-display HOST:SERVER"?
> Are there any other issues I should know about?
> I did set my display to be my machine name and then tried the
> command from another machine running Emacs, Emacs barked at me
> with
> "Invalid Display, not HOST:SERVER or HOST:SERVER:SCREEN".

I suspect that all of this works only when Emacs is running with the X
Window System and not when it is compiled to use the native MS Windows GUI.
If that is correct then it will not work with NTEmacs, although it might
work with Cygwin Emacs run with X servers.


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