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I am editing two different TeX files simultaneously, the manuscript and the response for the referees, and generating pdf files through pdfLaTeX. How can I go from one pdf to another in the internal PDF viewer without recompiling the other file?

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Why don't you start two instances of TeXstudio? – krlmlr Mar 24 '13 at 0:05
I need to edit one file while looking at the other as a pdf. – tpenna Mar 24 '13 at 0:53
My TeXstudio shows the preview as a separate window. Isn't it possible to align the windows side by side? On what platform are you, which version of TeXstudio are you using? – krlmlr Mar 24 '13 at 1:03
I am on Kubuntu, using the latest TeXstudio 2.5.2. I could arrange the windows, that it seems sub-optimal to me. I feel more comfortable working in the same window. – tpenna Mar 24 '13 at 1:11
up vote 6 down vote accepted

I just found it and it is pretty easy: selecting the tab and pressing F7 does the trick.

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Feel free to accept your own answer. – doncherry Apr 24 '13 at 4:33
this does not work in windows 7 though. – MHH Jun 30 '14 at 21:13

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