[pdftex] pdftex & AcroReader

S2P development taco.hoekwater at wkap.nl
Wed Feb 14 09:07:17 CET 2001

John Lawless wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2001 at 05:53:15PM +0000, Frank Boehme wrote:
> > Tim Brunne wrote:
> > > does anybody have an idea how this may be accomplished on Unix/Linux
> > > systems, where acroread is run from the command line?
>      One solution is not to use acroread.<g>  Ghostview has a "-watch"
> option to automatically update the screen display.  It also responds to
> SIGHUP.  See man gv.

Or you can use the netscape plugin. It doesn't listen to HUP, but:

netscape -remote 'openFile(<filename>)' reopens the file (back to page
and standard netscape reload reallly reloads the document. Not perfect,
but a lot better than acroread standalone behaviour.

Greetings. Taco

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