[pdftex] ``Reload'' function for Adobe Reader (Linux)

James Quirk jjq at galcit.caltech.edu
Tue Mar 10 23:37:55 CET 2009

On Thu, 22 Jan 2009, James Quirk wrote:

> > 
> > James, I tried your code. Unfortunately, my acroread (8.1.3) crashes
> > (sementation fault) if there is more than one document open.
> > 
> > I found out that it is currentDoc.closeDoc() which fails if the event
> > is triggerd by clicking the tool button. The object currentDoc, however,
> > is valid, as I can output currentDoc.path to the console.
> > 
> > Alexander
> I've just posted a bug report to the Adobe Reader Unix forum, see:
> http://www.adobeforums.com/webx/.59b795d7
It turns out that AR9.1 for Linux will have a native reload capability,
and so there will be no need to rely on the previously posted JavaScript 
approaches. For a sneak preview, see:


Moreover, according to:


Linux AR9.1 is scheduled to appear by March 25th, and so interested 
parties do not have too long to wait.


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