[OS X TeX] pdf viewers: pop-ups at hyperref links

Herbert Schulz via MacOSX-TeX macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu
Sat Jul 9 18:08:51 CEST 2022

> On Jul 9, 2022, at 10:46 AM, Murray Eisenberg <murrayeisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> The previewer in TeXShop has the delightful feature that if you hover the mouse cursor over a hyperlink, a little window pops-up showing the target of that hyperlink. 
> This allows you to see the target without having to actually jump to it (with a click), which loses the place you were originally viewing.


Not true. After clicking and going to the hyperlinked information press the back triangle on the preview window's toolbar. The left/right triangles are back/forward in document location as opposed to page back/forward (up/down).

> What PDF viewers are there — at least for Mac but for Windows and Linux, too — that have the same capability?
> I note that Adobe Acrobat Reader (at least the Mac version) does _not_ include this capability; nor does the macOS Preview app.
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Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
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