[texworks] Wishlist for pdf previewer

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 13:42:50 CEST 2011

Thanks Stefan,

In a rush so sorry, just briefly, I was opening the pdf off the TeXworks
File/Open Recent submenu.


On 18 October 2011 23:57, Stefan Löffler <st.loeffler at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> On 2011-10-18 02:54, Paul A Norman wrote:
> > Feature Request: Is it easy enough for the previewer to be made able
> > to go in and out of grey-scale presentation and colour mode please?
> I guess it should be doable (not sure about the difficulty, though), but
> can you please give a typical case where you would need this?
> > Bug or Feature?: I've noticed that if I open a pdf first (made via
> > TeXworks), and use click-sync in that pdf, that the .tex editor opens
> > as expected, but also an extra copy of the .pdf as well.
> >
> > Then if I click-sync in the newly opened .tex editor, both copies of
> > the .pdf yellow highlight to the correct place.
> Bug, but (unfortunately) I cannot reproduce it on my system. Normally,
> Tw should recognize a corresponding pdf if it is already open and not
> open a copy of it. Probably there's some problem with that mechanism
> that you've came across now. So could you please describe in as much
> detail as possible what you did and especially the directory layout you
> use? In particular:
>  * What is the full path/filename of your .tex file?
>  * What is the full path/filename of your .pdf file?
>  * Do you use multiple .tex files?
>  * Do you use "%TeX root" to define a root file?
>  * How do you open the pdf file (e.g., from the explorer, i.e.,
> bypassing the normal startup / after starting Tw normally via File >
> Open / after having opened other .tex and/or .pdf files / ...)
> Cheers,
> Stefan
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