[texworks] Open Pdf in Acrobat Reader -- Windows only

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Sat Jun 11 02:53:35 CEST 2011

Open Pdf in Acrobat Reader --

Useful when acrobat reader needs to be used to check something like \pdfmarks

Regrettably at present this is Windows only - Bruno and I tried!


** Before Use - See license and disclaimer in Script File

(Was: http://code.google.com/p/texworks/issues/detail?id=261#c35)

Utilises a hightech  in-built human observational facility for
determing the poppler preview page number :) (your eyes)

NEW: Each call of this script will open a new instance of acrobat
reader (a work around for a DDE issue if the document is requested for
a new page number)

** Under Windows at least the the acrobat reader pdf appears to still
need to be closed prior to TeXworks Typesetting  taking place.

Text highlighted in the Tw editor would be used as a specified "named
destination" (if you have any) see hyperref package, otherwise a page
number is requested (optional - the box can be canceled).

Feedback -- code for Linuix and Mac Os - ;)  appreciated please,



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