{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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Texmaker generated pdf file of multi-file latex not showing the position of cursor

I am compiling LaTeX files with Texmaker on Ubuntu 14.04 system. When I run pdflatex and then view the .pdf file (internal), it does not show me the exact place where I am editing on Texmaker i.e. ...
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texmaker pdf viewer search bar function not working

I have: Debian GNU/Linux 7.8 (wheezy), texlive 2012.2012061, TeX 3.1415926 (TeX Live 2012/Debian), ibus-qt4 1.3.1-2.1, Texmaker 4.4.1 (i386 package: texmaker_debian_wheezy_4.4.1_i386.deb (Qt4)) and ...
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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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Open PDF Viewer to Edit Location?

Some LaTeX tools such as texmaker open the PDF viewer to the last modified location after compilation. To clarify, I edit tex source, compile, and the PDF viewer automatically navigates to the ...
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Texmaker: how to stop internal pdf viewer from changing the zoom when switching between opened files

I am using Texmaker as an editor. When I switch from one opened file to another and then quick build, the internal pdf viewer's zoom setting changes from where I originally set it on the first file. ...
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switching to pdf view with Adobe Acrobat DC

I just installed Lyx 2.1 on my computer for the first time. I wanted to create my first trial pdf but switching to viewing mode is for some reason not working with the Acrobat Reader DC. I tried many ...
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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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Print problem with 3D pgfplots (surf, shader=interp)

I recently encountered the same problem as in this post and since it still seems to be unsolved, I wanted to add a few details to it hoping that someone can help. I create a pdf in Texshop (Version ...
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How to configure TeXnicCenter 2.0 with Sumatra (2013/2014/2015 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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No PDF viewer installed error with LyX

Recently I reinstalled LyX under Windows 10. Even though I have installed foxit reader, I get a pop up message in preview that it says: "No PDF viewer is installed. Please install a PDF viewer such ...
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Plain TeX pdf2ps page numbering offset for front matter in PDF viewer [duplicate]

The good: When I use plain TeX, and then run dvips to get the Postscript output, I see negative page numbers for the front matter in the thumbnail pages on the left in evince and gv (ghostview), ...
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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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How to go to the previously viewed page in various PDF viewers, e.g TexWorks'?

Suppose my PDF document is produced by pdflatex and while viewing the document I follow a link and go from A to B within the document. How do I go back from B to A? In other words where is the ...
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How to correctly configure TeXnicCenter to open PDF files with the Microsoft Windows Reader app?

I really like the PDF reader app in Windows 10. I already found out how to open PDF's via command line with it: C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /c start "reader:" But when entering this in TeXnicCenter ...
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Thumbnails Instead of Page numbers in TeXmaker's built-in PDF Viewer (separate window)

I wonder if there is a setting or workaround for seeing thumbnails instead of page numbers in TeXmaker's built-in pdf reader. I used to use TeXstudio, which is a fork of TeXmaker, and it has such a ...
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Include the image from hyperlink [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \begin{figure} \href{http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pachydyptes_ponderosus.jpg} ...
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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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PDF viewer crashes when creating complex picture in Tikz

I've been creating an image using Tikz and everything works fine, however the code is rather long (~270 lines). I'm highlighting this aspect because I think it's the reason why my PDF viewer often ...
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Texmaker not generating pdf everytime, but showing the same old pdf

I am new to TeXmaker and all its tools. I have my thesis template in LaTeX which I am trying to work on and am using Adobe Reader to view it. The problem is that Texmaker is generating a pdf file for ...
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PDF viwer command ctrl+R is disabled in lyx 2.1.2

I have installed lyx 2.1.2 and adobeX and windows 8.1,in this pdfviwer command is disabled thus not working.
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Texmaker: internal viewer doesnt show dots/points on pdf graphic

I have an issue related to texmakers internal viewer (at least I think, thats were the problem is comming from). Here is a minimal working example and the link to the file Issue.pdf ...
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How to make hyper references show up every time?

I use hyperref for ages without any problem. However, I have recently discovered that some receivers (Windows users) of my documents cannot click on my documents' links and they also do not see any ...
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Source and PDF side by side in Texmaker? [duplicate]

I've just started using Texmaker and am using it on a fairly large screen, large enough that it would be useful for me to be able to type my document and have the output PDF file next to it. I know ...
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TexStudio - internal embedded pdf viewer shows different figure than external pdf viewer of the output pdf

I use TexStudio (2.9.4) on a Mac OSX (10.10.3) with TexLive. The problem here is that when I insert figures, that are saved as pdf files, and compile with PDFLaTex, the output figures deviate from the ...
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Using tikzexternalize and LuaLaTeX leads to display problems in viewer

I am using the following code \documentclass{report} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{external} \tikzset{external/system call={lualatex ...
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Include section in ToC of viewers, but not actually visible in document [duplicate]

I'm writing my thesis, and there are two sections that I do not wish to include in my table of contents: the abstract and the acknowledgements. Of course, LaTeX makes all the right choices for me, so ...
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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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TeXmaker doesn't update PDFviewer for changes

I am using a bash file to compile the .tex file constantly. The problem is though that the PDFviewer in TeXmaker doesn't update when the PDF file is changed.
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View PDF result when using arara with TexMaker

This is a follow-up on this question. I was able to configure TexMaker correctly to use arara in my documents, but still there is a problem viewing the resultant PDF in the built-in viewer of ...
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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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Friggeri resume - Very different rendering in different readers

I wrote my CV using the Friggeri resume template, but I just noticed a problem: the document it's rendered very differently between Acrobat Reader and FoxIt PDF Reader and Document Viewer: I used ...
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Going “back” when using hyperref

I'm including \usepackage{hyperref} so that each instance of \ref (as well as each page number in the index and the table of contents) automatically links to that page. When I'm viewing the document ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Alternative text for Javascript (form) boxes for viewers that don't support Javascript?

I am using the tdclock package to display the current date and time. In looks pretty good in Acrobat, but in other viewers (like Evince) it looks terrible because they don't support Javascripts and ...
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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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Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat

I would like to know, if I can use LaTeX to generate report if I only have Adobe Reader or do I need Adobe Acrobat as well?
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Output viewers for use with LaTeX

What viewers do you use for reviewing the beautifully-styled output of your LaTeX source? List PDF, DVI and PostScript options. Possibly, one entry per answer, and list platform availability, ...