{viewers} are GUI tools to render or visualise the .dvi, .ps and .pdf files generated after a LaTeX or pdfLaTeX compilation. Its synonymous tag is {pdf-reader} for PDF viewers like Sumatra or Acrobat X.

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Using external pdfviewer when the pdf name is changed using -job-name

I am using TexMaker and SumatraPDF for a viewer. Everything works fine. I then wanted to change the pdf name when compiling using the following command: %& -job-name=SLR-Review This placed on ...
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Beamer theme: not expected behaviours using different PDF readers

I wish to use hsrmbeamertheme in my dissertation. You can find and download it here: https://github.com/benjamin-weiss/hsrmbeamertheme . Unfortunately, I have found a lot of not expected behaviours ...
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how to protect pdf geneated from pdflatex and xelatex [duplicate]

I've a .tex file. Most of the times, we use pdflatex to convert .tex to required .pdf. Some times, we use xelatex to convert .tex to required .pdf These pdfs are editable using various tools; is ...
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suppress mailto: hover prompt in pdf

I don't have a MWE and am not even sure what package I am include that is responsible for it, but if I include text like: git@github.com:peeterjoot/mathematica.git I end up with a ...
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Specify external application to open a file in a pdf link generated by latex

In beamer presentations produced by the LaTeX-beamer package, I usually do something like this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[hidelinks]{hyperref} \begin{document} \href{run:myjava.jar}{Open ...
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Problem with pdfpc and latex-beamer presentations

I have a figure which uses pattern. The same behavior I notice with one of the examples of pgfplots, http://pgfplots.sourceforge.net/pgfplots.pdf page 211. When I use envince everything looks normal ...
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YAP is not saving my file

I used LATEX to created my file, after that I used YAP.exe for viewing the file without any problem, but when I want to save the file using (save as), the (save as) is not active or (grayed). Please, ...
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Reduce pdf file size for large image produced by pgfplots

I created a plot using pgfplots. The plot is embedded in a document. The total size of the document is about 26 MB, while the plot is 12.5 MB. The plot contains a lot of data which makes the pdf ...
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Animate settings for static and dynamic pdf

I'm trying to create beamer slides with an embedded animation using animate that works well with static pdf viewers and Acrobat Reader. The basic issue is that the last frame of the animation is the ...
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Beamer's (implicit) options regarding tikzpictures and shadows

While trying to use the torn page effect in a beamer document, I was confronted to an unexpected problem. If you just take the the code of this answer and compile it, you get: If you just change ...
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embedded pdf viewer doesn't show me the page I just compiled but a random one

I'm using Texmaker 4.4.1, and I have the following problem: When I compile my document, the empedded pdf viewer doesn't show me the corresponding lines I just compiled, and it may show me even a ...
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PDF in Texmaker does not update changes

I just installed Linux Mint 17.1 (Cinnamon). I am using the embedded PDF-Viewer in Texmaker. Now when I make a quick build and click the arrow left of pdf-viewer, the old PDF without the changes stays ...
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The View button of TeXstudio does not work

I am using TeXstudio. I like to use the View button since it directly brings the pdf view to the text clicked in the document. However, view button sometimes works and sometimes does not. Even if I ...
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Beamer pdf generated with pdflatex on Linux won't open with Windows/Adobe Reader [duplicate]

Apologies if this question is a duplicate, but I couldn't find anyone with the same problem as me: I'm using TexMaker 4.1 to compile .pdf's with the pdflatex command. My operating system is Linux ...
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How to generate a “named destination” in PDF?

According to the Evince help, one can open a PDF at the location of a "named destination": SYNTAX evince [--help] [--page-label=PAGE | --page-index=NUM‐ BER | --named-dest=DEST] ...
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Problems with texstudio (New computer) [duplicate]

I just got a new computer today, its an inspiron 3542, which runs on windows 8.1 and a 64-bit OS. After which i download texstudio to edit some documents, everything works fine until i try to build ...
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PDF in main viewer instead of new window

Since I re-installed LaTeX a while ago, when I click "View PDF" (in Dutch: Bekijk PDF, don't really know if it's "View PDF" in the English version of LaTeX), a new window opens. However, I'd like the ...
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New version of TeXShop uses spacebar as “next page” instead of as “page down” [closed]

When looking at the pdf preview on my MacBook Pro, I used to get "pagedown" by pressing the spacebar, and "scroll down" by pressing the down arrow. I recently updated to version 3.45.2 and now both ...
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Updating the GSVIEW rather than open a new one

I am using CTeX 2.9.2. After I use LaTeX+DVIPS+GSView, I used to get an updated GSView window. However, after I changed my computer and install a new CTeX, whenever I use LaTeX+DVIPS+GSView, I got a ...
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Enable a default static frame for incompatible browsers with the animate package

I am working on a document where I want to embed animations using the animate package. A minimal compilable example of such would be the following: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{pgfplots} ...
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PDF updating on OS X Yosemite

Since OS X Yosemite, the standard Preview.app no longer seems to keep position when updating a LaTeX PDF. I tried PDFView, which does keep position, but renders text very ugly. (Same engine as ...
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AUCTeX View and Compile commands in Emacs 24.4

With Emacs 24.3 on Mac OS X, I have used the method described in the answer by CodeKingPlusPlus at Emacs AUCTeX View command to use C-c C-v to open compiled latex PDFs using Preview.app. After ...
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Edit hyperref PDF metadata and options in external software [closed]

I am looking to figure out whether there is a way to edit options that the hyperref package offers in other software. To be more precise, what I am particularly after are the following ones: ...
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Tikz Sphere without using Shade

I am using following graphic in my beamer slides I use evince pdf viewer and I find that the pdf displays very slowly. When I click for next page, it appears around 15-20 seconds later. I have a ...
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PDF viewer for LaTeX beamer

I'm searching a PDF viewer for FreeBSD (Linux) which supports beamer's transition effects (I've some presentation with timed items). Adobe Acrobat Reader drops Unix-support. I don't need two-monitor, ...
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Contents in pdf reader use a “greeklish” display when writing greek [duplicate]

I am creating a greek document using package babel. The main problem is that the contents the pdf viewer creates are not displayed in greek, but in "greeklish". Okular Adobe Reader At first I ...
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Running pdflatex does not update file in Adobe Reader

I am using Adobe Reader 9 to display PDF files in Ubuntu. When I run the pdflatex command, the file itself is updated as usual. But if the file is currently open in Adobe Reader, then the displayed ...
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“Smart commenting” in LaTeX

Is there any package that lets me insert "smart comments" in a LaTeX document? What I mean by "smart commenting": I have a source (.tex) file of notes of the lecture that happened in the classroom. ...
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How can I prevent URLs from being clickable?

I want to stop every URL in my document from being clickable in the resulting PDF. I am using the url package, and the documentation claims that it "does not make hyper-links." So, I don't know why ...
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Pandoc: Markdown to PDF: select code without select number into code block

i want to generate the code block and i try example and it work. but when i try to select the code from the pdf, the number also get selected. how to generate code block that when select the code w/o ...
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Techniques to make tabular contents copyable

Take the following table: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \begin{tabular}{|c|c|} 11 & 21 \\ 12 & 22 \\ \end{tabular} \end{document} What are the techniques to make this table ...
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texstudio: Disable scrolling after compilation in the built-in PDF viewer?

How can I disable scrolling after compilation in the built-in PDF viewer? I noticed that I can turn off "scrolling follows cursor" and "cursor follows scrolling", but this does not affect scrolling ...
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How to open AdobeReader with arara?

... strange question you will think and you are right, but there are some features, that are not shown in the PDF-Viewer from TeXworks, tooltips for example. I tried this rule, which executes an ...
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How to view DVI on Mac OS X?

What are some good software to view DVI files on OS X?
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\animategraphics does not show the poster image in pdf viewers without javascript support

Below is a minimal example that compiles fine but that does not show any image on viewers without javascript like evince, okular, xpdf, etc. Any ideas what going wrong (does not work either with the ...
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Prevent title page from being considered as page “1”

I am write a big document use \frontmatter and \mainmatter to get different page numbering for different parts. All is fine except that the title page appears to be page 1; that is, there are two page ...
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Check widows/orphans easily in PDF preview output

I'd like to know if there is a easy way to find in the PDF preview the orphans and widows (as does the draft option to search words out of the margins with a black box).
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My PDF is not shown in Skim unless the application is already running

I have my Emacs/AucTeX/Skim development environment all set up and working perfectly ... almost. My only problem is that when I select to view my PDF, then if Skim is running, the PDF will be shown ...
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How to make keyboard shortcuts for Beamer that cycle through frames

I'm making a presentation in Beamer, and I'm using the \uncover command to reveal certain parts of my frames in a certain order. I plan to show the resulting PDF with Adobe Acrobat during my ...
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Can I make an “abbreviation expansion” in PDF visible?

(I hope this is at least marginally on topic) When I use the <abbr> tag in HTML, the abbreviation and its expansion are marked by the browser: But if I mark an abbreviation and its ...
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Why these thin lines on a PGFPlot doesn't appear on some PDF readers?

I remember reading about PDF reader issues on this StackExchange, but I cannot find the links. The following TikZ picture has some thin lines in light green that doesn't show up on some readers (e.g. ...
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Compile with emacs and update the view in docview

I'm using Emacs with AUCTeX under Ubuntu 14.04. My frame is splitted into two windows like this: ------------------------------ | | | | | | | ...
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Display beamer with timer and notes

I manage to create a really nice beamer template and notes. I can create 2 pdfs: one with slides, one with notes. Now, I just need a dual screen pdf viewer that displays the slides in one screen and ...
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How to change the setting of WinEdt to open all newly generated PDF files in another PDF reader?

I am using WinEdt 6.0 software for my regular latex typesetting. The operating system is windows 8. There are several PDF viewers in my computer. Default PDF viewer is Foxit Reader. So a newly ...
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Error?? texmaker's build-in viewer

I made a eps file from gnuplot. But, texmaker's build-in viewer can't view it correctly.Other viewer works. The problem is that the Greek letters change to a diifferent letter.And some other letter's ...
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How to add SyncTex support for evince (or Okular) and LaTeXing for forward and backward navigation between source and pdf

I'm currently using LaTeXing in sublime text 3. Unfortunately I couldn't find a proper solution for enabling forward and backward synctex between source and pdf. The LaTeXing uses evince (on Linux). ...
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Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf [closed]

Same question posted on other portal : Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf. Sumatra Adobe Adobe reader settings:
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How do I get rid of vim-latex's output from PDF viewing?

I use vim with VIM-LaTeX. I can use \ll to compile and \lv to view. I've set the following options in my .vimrc file: let g:tex_flavor='latex' let g:Tex_DefaultTargetFormat='pdf' When I type \lv, ...
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How do I make it so that pdf outputs open in a maximized screen?

I'm using a recent version of MikTeX and my pdf outputs open in a window not maximized. This is quite annoying. How can I make it so that they open in Adobe reader in a maximized window? Please ...
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How to produce unicode copyable alternative text? (with accsupp)

In the following example, I can't manage to make accsupp store the unicode alternative text. The resulting PDF looks as expected but the copyable text is not the correct one. I tried this with ...