[texworks] Open External Viewer

Ignasi Furió ignasi.furio at uib.cat
Tue Oct 4 17:25:38 CEST 2011

El Tue, 04 Oct 2011 16:46:02 +0200, Charlie Sharpsteen  
<chuck at sharpsteen.net> vau escriure:

> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 6:22 AM, Axel Kittenberger <axkibe at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> Hello!
>> The texworks built in viewer is great. But suppose nevertheless I want
>> it to open (and close before?) an external viewer instead? How do
>> achieve that, I searched through all the options and all the google
>> and didn't come up with something.
>> Kind regards,
>> Axel
> I don't think any external viewer integration is built into TeXworks. You
> may be able to achieve the desired effect with scripting or a clever
> typesetting "engine", but it would take a little bit of coding.
> -Charlie

My TeXworks viewer under scripts menu show 'open in default option' which  
does it.
In any case you can open the resulting pdf with any external viewer, even  
without closing it
 from TeXworks viewer.


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