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In OS-X, is there a way to open multiple windows of TeXmaker, each for viewing and editing different (or same) files?

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Not that I know of. All you have is tabs. – Jubobs Aug 1 '13 at 20:34
You can switch between source viewer--> comparing with other.tex and pdf viewer--> view output of main.tex. – texenthusiast Aug 1 '13 at 20:41
@texenthusiast What do you mean? – Jubobs Aug 2 '13 at 10:33
@Jubobs I too agree with you,hence posted the alternative – texenthusiast Aug 2 '13 at 15:05

Not an exact answer but just made my comment to answer to keep the thread answered:

I don't think Multiple Texmaker windows could be opened(as suggested by Jubobs) because all .tex files are opened inside one window only with drop down menu selection of each of them. Hence an alternative approach is to switch between source viewer--> comparing with other.tex and pdf viewer--> view output of main.tex

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My best alternative is to use another tex editor (such as the basic texWorks which comes with the mikTex download)

EDIT As mentioned since OS-X does not use miktek another solution is to download, install, and use TeXstudio to view two documents at once. Again it's a work around but it's simple and quick.


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This doesn't help. The OP is working on OS-X, which doesn't support the Windows-only MiKTeX. – Werner Jun 1 at 14:40
@Werner As mentioned in the edit texStudio is another option. Thanks for the heads up on miktek and OS-X. – David Rea Jun 3 at 4:13

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