[OS X TeX] LaTeX presentations in full screen - avoiding Adobe Reader

Alain Schremmer schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Nov 19 15:35:17 CET 2007

On Nov 19, 2007, at 6:05 AM, Luis Sequeira wrote:

>> Same here.  Adobe Reader is a bit bloated but does the job for me.
>> --Matt
>> On Nov 16, 2007, at 9:15 AM, Josep M. Font wrote:
>>> El 16/11/2007, a las 12:57, Luis Sequeira escribió:
>>>> have for a long time wished I could do without Adobe Reader.
>>> Perhaps it would be instructive to others that you explain the
>>> drawbacks of Adober Reader. I use it with beamer-produced
>>> presentations and did not notice any problems. With version 8, that
>>> is.
>>> JMaF
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> Being bloated is one of the reasons why I'd like to avoid it.
> The fact that it does not behave as a good citizen is the biggest  
> one... always popping up windows telling me to update (often as I  
> am in front of an audience...); and stealthily installing its stuff  
> in my login items is yet another example of bad behavior.

Same here: I found the intrusiveness so infuriating that I got rid of  
Adobe Reader entirely as Preview does well enough for me.


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