[texhax] Windows .pdf previewing options (was Re: TeX for the blind)
will.adams at frycomm.com
Tue Dec 12 11:50:03 CET 2006
On Dec 11, 2006, at 3:00 PM, Karl Berry wrote:
> Unless you need other acrobat-only features, perhaps sumatrapdf
> port of xpdf, I gather) would help. I only learned about it recently,
> and have yet to hear from anyone who has actually used it with TeX.
Thanks for this!
It's a big improvement for my purposes (I've got wintexshell set to
open a .pdf in SumatraPDF w/ a click of a button and the new v 0.3
remembers the previous page, so I just close it when I'm done looking
at the .pdf --- also doesn't lock the file when it's open, so no huhu
if I forget to close it. No refresh button though.).
On Dec 11, 2006, at 4:59 PM, Steve Schwartz wrote:
> For acrobat reader:
> Ctrl-W to close the doc
> Alt-left to reopen the previous view (which has to reload the doc, but
> positions it and goes to the same spot & magnification).
> I think this should work under Windows as well. Not QUITE automatic
> refreshing, but only two command-key sequences to do the job.
Interesting. I missed this. Doesn't work for me on my pen slate,
since I don't have a keyboard attached to it often, and entering Alt-
left would require opening the virtual one.
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