{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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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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Texmaker 4.3 Open First Page as a Righthand Page

I am using TexMaker 4.3 on OSX 10.9.4. When I click on View PDF in TexMaker, the document opens. However, although it is a double sided document, the first page appears in the preview window as a left ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Why do fonts look thinner in adobe and different and richer in sumatra pdf

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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PDF Preview not working

I'm using LyX 1.6.8 on Windows 7 Pro x64. Today I installed Adobe Reader X - and it doesn't work with LyX any more: Adobe Reader does not open the generated PDF after you created the PDF with LyX. It ...
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How do I open the internal viewer in a custom Quick Build command with TeXStudio or TeXMaker?

I'm using TeXStudio 2.2 (A fork of TeXMaker, formerly known as TeXMakerX) and I'm trying to make a Quickbuild option that adds in Bibtex. I've written the command line as pdflatex ...
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Prevent different font for equations and text

Please see the edit 2 below first. I am just beginning to learn TeX and I am working on a document that is based off a template I found here. I am specifying my bibliography in a separate .bib file ...
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How to insert Tex into PDF?

I have a PDF with a math excercise and space to write the solution. I know a bit math-related Tex like $ \sqrt2 = 2^{1/2} $. My goal is to print the result so I have excercise and solution on one ...
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PDFTeXify opens GSview

I have a MikTeX/WinEdt installation and I'd been using the "PDFTeXify" button to create PDF's that automatically open in Adobe Reader. Somewhere along the line I opened GSView and accidentally told ...
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Extra 0.1cm after setting geometry top margin

I try to set 3cm for top margin of the paper with geometry package. After I measure the real length of top margin with PDF, this is actually 3.1 cm. There are a 0.1 extra space there. Also, I spot ...
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TexMaker - “File not found” when selecting section in structure view

I'm currently having a problem using TexMaker. When I'm selecting a section of the document in the structure view, TexMaker jumps to this specific section within the tex document but also displays ...
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Skim, TextMate, Mavericks : backward search does not work anymore

I have just updated to MacOS 10.9.2 and backward search from a pdf in Skim to the LaTeX file in Textmate does not work anymore. I am using TextMate Version 1.5.11 (1635) and Skim Version 1.4.8 (82) I ...
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Do the different rules generated by booktabs have the same thickness?

I use the booktabs package and excel2latex to generate my tables. I work in TeXmaker. As I zoom in or zoom out on my table, I find that, sometimes the \toprule, sometimes \midrule and sometimes the ...
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Skim 1.4.8 with Aquamacs : not opening Skim

I just started using Aquamacs and Skim but I cannot even launch Skim from Aquamacs when I compiled latex. I can use Adobe Acrobat Pro but I think I will get sync in Skim. I am using this .emacs file. ...
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How to make text copy in PDF previewers ignore lineno line numbers?

I'm using lineno for a document. I have it configured to put line numbers in the margins of the document. I generate PDF using pdflatex. Here's the problem: when people copy a region of text in a ...
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How to annotate PDF files generated by pdflatex?

I want to annotate some PDF files (created with pdflatex), e.g. word x is missing here this part of a sentence should be moved to the front replace word x by y highlight this sentence insert a note ...