{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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Beamer pdf generated with pdflatex on Linux won't open with Windows/Adobe Reader

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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Did anybody succeed in opening a text file at a certain line from a PDF link?

In my attempt to clarify some inconclusive topics and a part of the series "did anybody succeed" (e.g. Did anyone succeed in playing embedded movies inside Acrobat in Linux?), here it is a new ...
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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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MacOSX PDF viewer: Automatic reload on file modification

Is there a PDF viewer out there for MacOSX that support automatic reload of (in my case LaTex generated) PDFs when they're modified by another application?
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New version of TeXShop uses spacebar as “next page” instead of as “page down”

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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How to create text-to-speech compatible header?

In Adobe Professional I can add editable header and footer which will be skipped by the text-to-speech module. How can I achive this with latex?
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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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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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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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Notepad++ With MiKTeX and Sumatrapdf

I've seen similar posts to this one, but none have addressed my specific problem (I think!). I currently use Notepad++ with MikTeX on my Windows 7 desktop. My default pdf viewer is Sumatrapdf. I ...
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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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Emacs AUCTeX View command

I need help using the View command in AUCTeX running in Emacs. This is essential for viewing PDFs and without it I can not make TeX documents. In my .emacs file I have the following (which was created ...
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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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Is it possible to use LaTeX tools with pdf preview?

So I want to use LaTeX in sublime text 2, and I came across the plugin LaTeXTools. It works great, but it requires me to install Skim PDF Viewer. Is it possible to set it up so that when I compile the ...
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LyX + SyncTeX + Document Viewer Evince

I am running LyX 2.0.2 in Ubuntu 12.04 and using the default PDF viewer Evince. I want to setup SyncTeX to go back and forth between the document and the source, at the right position in the text. ...
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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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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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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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Is there a specialized Pdf viewer for Latex-Beamer presentations on Linux?

Most of the time when presenting a talk people connect their laptop to a video projector. So they effectively have an extra screen at their disposal. Because of that many Software options for ...
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Revisiting producing structured PDFs from LaTeX

I am trying to produce a structured or 'tagged' PDF from pdftex (Tex Live 2013) that passes automated tests in Adobe Acrobat for tagging. These tests are the de facto indicator for a document ...
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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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Unable to use pdftex if Adobe is still open

I'm sorry if this exact question has already been asked, but the similar duplicates I've found didn't have the same phrasing. Therefore, I'm asking a new question... I have WinEdt 7.0 on Windows 7 ...
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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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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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Texmaker 4.0.3 internal viewer jumps to front page when pressing view PDF

When I press the view PDF the internal viewer always jumps to the front page, with a red square indicating that I have made a change to the headline, but I have made no change. (Sometimes the red ...
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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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Using opacity in TikZ causes strange rendering in Acrobat.

I have a problem using opacity in TikZ. Whenever I use it somewhere in a picture, I get weird side-effects: colors in (some) other parts of the documents are changed apparently randomly and it makes ...
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TexMaker's internal PDF-viewer crashes when there is figure

I have been using TexMaker for one year and everything was pretty smooth until recently. Right now as long as there is a figure in the pdf, when I compile the file (successfully) and scroll down to ...
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Texmaker's internal PDF-viewer keeps file handler to .pdf open and hinders subsequent compilings

after updating to Texmaker 4.0.4 today, I am no longer able to compile my PDFs more than once per Texmaker session. I need to quit Texmaker and run it again to compile again. The error I get is the ...
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How to configure TeXnicCenter 2.0 with Sumatra (2013/2014 version)

Despite having gone through Configure TexnicCenter with something else than Adobe Reader X and having looked at the TeXnicCenter + Sumatra Tutorial, there seems to some little changes for ...
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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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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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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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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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Internal PDF viewer of Texmaker deforms the preview pdf [closed]

I use Texmaker 4.1.1 (and MiKTeX 2.9). After a complete reinstallation of my computer, the internal PDF viewer of Texmaker started to deform the preview of the PDF document. Meaning the pages looked ...
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Free PDF viewer allowing to measure in a document?

Adobe Acrobat allows to measure distances in a document, which is helpful and saves making test printouts when trying to get a certain layout right point-perfect. Is there a free (as in beer) PDF ...
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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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building and viewing PDFs on Kile opens multiple instances of the same file

I've been a relatively long-time user of TeXnicCenter, and whenever I recompiled a tex file to PDF and viewed the output in that program, I would get an updated version of the PDF that was already ...
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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 ...