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

Tom Schneider toms at ncifcrf.gov
Thu Apr 22 20:08:48 CEST 2010


> 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.
> http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/

That's perfect!!!  With a bit of a struggle I learned how to access
the hidden(!) parameter that makes Skim watch and read a file when it
updates.  This finally solved the problem of how to automate this.  I
have recorded what I know about it into a script that allows one to
set it up:


Thanks for the tip!



  Thomas D. Schneider, Ph.D.
  National Institutes of Health
  schneidt at mail.nih.gov
  toms at alum.mit.edu (permanent)
  http://alum.mit.edu/www/toms (permanent)

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