[texhax] A pdfviewer for windows?

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Jan 20 15:24:18 CET 2010

On Jan 20, 2010, at 8:56 AM, Michael Barr wrote:

> I have read the threads on pdf viewers, but they seem to be all for  
> Unix/Linux or Mac.  Of course, the Adobe reader is available for  
> Windows, but it cannot update and in fact you have to exit before  
> rerunning pdf(la)tex or you get a "file in use" error.  The yap  
> viewer that comes with Miktex is broken.  If you try to reopen the  
> window before the update is finished it hangs up and you must exit  
> and restart, losing your place. And a file might take .5 seconds to  
> recompile and have yap require a minute or more to update and  
> sometimes it doesn't.  If you run tex again while it is updating it  
> will inevitably hang.

Sumatra PDF works well, or you could use TeXworks.




William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
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