[OS X TeX] Skim badware?

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Feb 7 19:04:29 CET 2016

> On Feb 7, 2016, at 11:27 AM, Alain Schremmer <schremmer.alain at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am writing a "lean" edition of the magnum opus, one that includes procedures with cross-references (with the incredible tcolorbox, cleveref and, of course, hyperref). So, I was looking for external pdf viewers which can split the view, the way TeXShop does, and which I could recommend to my students.
> For windows, I found <http://icecreamapps.com/blog/top-free-pdf-readers/> .
> For the Mac, it seems that only Skim can do it and when I tried to download it I got the following:
>> uBlock Origin has prevented the following page from loading:
>> http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/
>> Because of the following filter
>> ||sourceforge.net^$document
>> Found in: uBlock filters – Badware risks
> I know that a number of people on this list have long used Skim. 
> But it indeed seems that Source Forge is not what it used to be anymore. (See <https://blog.l0cal.com/2015/06/02/what-happened-to-sourceforge/>)
> CNET does offer Skim but now I am having cold feet and I did not try to download it: Is it safe and, more to the point and above all, can I recommend <http://download.cnet.com/Skim/3000-2054_4-161182.html> to my students?
> Does anyone have an idea what I should/can do? (Other than to forget about a lean edition.)
> Hopeful regards
> --schremmer


I can recommend <http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/24590/skim> for a download.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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