[texhax] controlling pdf reader (was Re: beamer and "Read out loud")

David Romano romanod at math.grinnell.edu
Sun Apr 18 20:38:44 CEST 2010

On Sun, 18 Apr 2010, Uwe Lueck wrote:

> James Quirk jjq at galcit.caltech.edu schrieb am 18.04.2010, 19:22:08:
>> On Sun, 18 Apr 2010, Tom Schneider wrote:
>>>>    http://www.amrita-ebook.org/tex-group/tts-sync.pdf
>>> A problem I have been unable to solve is how to get a PDF to reload to
>>> the same page when the file changes.  Alternatively, I would need some
>>> method to control the page of the reader (and to be able to read the
>>> current page) by an external script.  I've tried a lot of different
>>> readers and methods and none allow this - or I'm missing something.
>> Linux AR9.x now provides a reload functionality, key short-cut Ctrl-R,
>> which basically does what you want. But I don't think it has made it
>> into either the Windows or OSX versions.
>    http://ctan.org/pkg/acroreloadpdf
> or is this a different solution? -- Uwe.

In case it useful to someone out there: Skim is a versatile pdf-reader for 
OS X that reloads to the same page if desired, and allows for easy 
retrieval of the source code corresponding to a given place in the pdf and 
vice versa.  I use it with Aquamacs, an Emacs-based editor for OS X.


David Romano

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