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Chapter 9 DM: Run-time Operation
DM runs on the X Windows interface to UNIX. Each display brought up on DM has its own window. You can open up to 20 DM displays on a workstation without any performance degradation. Whether or not more displays cause any degradation depends on your workstation.
Only displays created with an EDD/DM version prior to 2.2 and that don't reference a common external color palette file might have problems allocating colors. When there is such a problem, a display may fail to load or it may fail to display its colors properly. There may also be such a problem if displays created with version 2.3 or later use a lot of blinking colors, because blinking colors are always allocated, regardless of version (a lot of blinking colors would have to be used to cause this problem).
Displays can be configured to appear in a certain position and to be a certain size. By default they appear in the top, left-hand corner of the screen. If the displays are arranged in an inconvenient manner, you can arrange them yourself at run-time by resizing and moving them.
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