{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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Embedded movies, animations in beamer and article document class

I would like to use embedded animations and videos in my presentation which has the beamer document class. As far as I am concerned there are two packages for doing this media9 and movie15; however, I ...
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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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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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PDF viewer for flip book animation

I have 100 PDF slides (created with Beamer) which when flipped through yield a small animation. I'm now looking for a PDF viewer which displays such an animation nicely. A bad example (in this ...
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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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Forward/Inverse Search Does Not work on certain tex files

I have this weird issue with forward and inverse searches. I am using WinEdt + Sumatra combination. The forward and inverse search works perfectly on certain some .tex files, but fails on some others. ...
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Open Data from Pdf-File with default Application

I have a rather big picture which I want to include into my LaTex document and respectively in the obtained pdf-File. Since the picture does only fit properly if I scale it to illegibility, I wonder ...
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Texmaker error “File not found” when using a “build” subdirectory for output files

I am using Texmaker in Ubuntu and have a file that worked when compiling using Quickbuild: LaTeX + Bib(la)tex + LaTeX (x2) + dvips + ps2pdf + View PDF. In order to tidy up my directory I picked the ...
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PDF Viewer Fonts Sketchy on Second Display (Mac)

I'm using the standard Texmaker app on a retina display mac with it plugged into a second standard HD monitor but the text is coming out all sketchy on the second monitor. I've tried playing with ...
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Latex font not showing in pdf viewer plugin

I produced a pdf with LaTeX and uploaded it on a website. The website uses a pdf viewer plugin to show it and all fonts that are not standard latex, are shown all fonts that are standard latex, are ...
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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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A way to open pdf files with Reader in Texmaker on Windows 10

How can I open the generated pdf files with the Windows Reader-App? I am using Texmaker 4.5 and Windows 10. What is the syntax for the "External Viewer" field so any new pdf gets opened with Reader?
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TeXShop on MacOs El Captain - blurry pdf

I've recently updated to el captain OS, and the pdf viewer is coming up blurry. There are no issues if I open the pdf file in Preview directly, only the Preview pdf viewer in TexShop. I have ...
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Page numbering in pdf viewer for three different page numbering styles

I am using three page numbering styles which are Alpha, Roman and Arabic. I want my pdf viewer to display them as well and to jump to the first arabic numbered page when I enter '1' and not to the ...
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Automatic “Zoom in” hypertext boxes in PDF

I remember long time ago, seeing PDF documents (such as online PDF versions of newspapers) that had hypertext boxes around paragraphs, such that when you clicked inside those boxes the surrounded ...
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Book preview possible with TexStudio?

By default TexStudio's preview window shows all pages in a single column. Is there a setting to make it show 2 pages side by side? Ideal would be a book preview just like offered by Sumatra PDF ...
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Can I make the preview of texmaker jump to the last page automatically after compiling?

When I do a preview I want to see immediately what changed in the PDF. Since in my case this is at the end of the document I do not want the behaviour the texmaker shows the first page each time. How ...
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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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How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?

I don't know if this is possible on Adobe Reader DC on Windows, but asking in case someone has managed to do it. When I am working on a large document in LaTeX (I use TexStudio) I sometimes like to ...
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PDF preview not working with Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I am using LyX 2.1. However, I cannot preview the output in PDF. This happens after I updated from Acrobat Reader 11 to Acrobat Reader DC (if I am not mistaken, it is version 15). What should I do?
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TeXstudio not syncing with external viewer (Evince) on compile

If I highlight a block of text (within the editor) in TeXstudio and click "Build & View", the PDF shown in the internal (windowed) viewer automatically highlights and jumps to the rendered output ...
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How do I use /PageLabels with pdftex (not latex) and dvi output?

I want to correct the page labels in the pdf outline and in the page-number search box in the pdf viewer. I am using dvi output and converting via dvipdfmx. For latex, the hyperref package does this ...
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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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Configuring TeXstudio's internal PDF Viewer to open in a maximized window

Is there a way to configure the TeXstudio Internal PDF Viewer to open in a maximized window by default? I was able to make it always open in a window by going to Options/Configure TeXstudio and then ...
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How to configure TeXnicCenter 2.0 with Sumatra (2013--2016 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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how to make new texstudio and pdf viewr communicate? [closed]

I installed new version of TeXStudio and it does not communicate with the PDFViewer, currently I am using foxitreader. Before I installed the new one it was fine.
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TexStudio pdf viewer do not show same content as actual PDF. Font issue?

I am loading one page pdf as an image, using \includegraphics. This page has some math in it. When I compile the Latex file, and use the TeXStudio viewer, I see the math font is not correct (from the ...
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TeXstudio should not automatically sync between PDF viewer and LaTeX source

The embedded PDF viewer in TeXstudio loads and opens automatically the corresponding LaTeX files when I scroll through the PDF document. Since I have a lot of LaTeX files I would like to open the ...
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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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Correct appearance of appendices in table of contents

Currently I am adding an appendix to my thesis. I want the different appendices appear in the ToC as follows: Chapter 1 -- Section 1.1 -- Section 1.2 Chapter 2 -- Section 2.1 Appendices -- Appendix ...
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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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Will my pdf look same in other computers

Say I use a font "foo" in my TeX document. \setmainfont{foo} This font is not free or not widely available on other systems. Will my PDF document will look same in other computers where this ...
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Recognizing TiKz elements from compiled source

I want to create (yet another) editor for TiKz pictures. In my editor I associate to each TiKz package the possibility of creating "TiKzObjects", (e.g.) archs or nodes. From each TiKzObject I could ...
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Unresponsive pdf viewer in TeXmaker

I have been using TexMaker for a while now and I am quite satisfied overall. For the past few days though, the external pdf viewer does not seem to be working. When I click on the icon, which is the ...
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Hyperref “enquotes” metadata

EDIT: As Bill B. and Caramdir point out in their comments after Bill B. produced his results posted below, more information is needed in order to make a better call. To remedy, my output was ...
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Fill pattern for time series with bounds (tikz pgfplots) generates corrupt PDF

I have used the answer from another post, but the generated PDF seems to be corrupted using the suggested code. This post refers to question: Fill pattern for time series with bounds (tikz pgfplots) ...
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Let the viewer stay on the same page and do not flash

Edit 1: Following the comment of @kmacinnis, I tried to upgrade my OS X to Yosemite 10.10.5, and finally El Captain 10.11.1; I also deleted everything under ~/Library/Containers/com.apple.Preview/; ...
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WinEdt to open in “Reader”

My question is a mixture of WinEdt settings, Windows 10 administrator settings and Windows apps. I realize that it might not be exactly appropriate here, but I figured some people might have wanted to ...
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How to use synctex?

We are preparing an editor and pdf viewer in live code. Could you tell me how to use synctex in this application How to create forward search and reverse search? What are the things i need?
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Is there a viewer command that will close only the current PDF document in TeXnicCenter?

I currently compile .pdf files using TeXnicCenter with the following settings in Build -> Define Output Profiles -> Viewer -> Close document before running LaTeX: Server: AcroViewR11 Command: ...
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Options limited for PDF viewing: Acrobat or Xpdf

I'm in a locked down computing environment, where I have access to acrobat pro and to a snapshot of cygwin from a few months back, meaning that I have xpdf. These are my two options. LaTeX ...
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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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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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automatically update the pdf preview when compiling with Latexmk

In Texmaker program, when using LatexMk to compile, the PDF is generated but is not automatically displayed in the preview section - one would have to hit the second arrow (left side of View PDF) to ...
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Make small caps copyable as capital letters in PDF

I'm using pdflatex to typeset a document where the style guide mandates that acronyms be written in small caps. So for example, I might write, Hearing aids do not cure \textsc{aids}. to produce ...
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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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PDF preview in emacs24 does not pop-open [closed]

On a previous distro (lubuntu) I was running, I was using emacs24 to write my .tex files (along with Acutex). When I wanted to see what the file looked like, I would click "Latex" and then I would ...
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How do I update the registry so that Winshell can use the new adobe pdf viewer?

I'm having the same problem as is this post. I have had this problem before and could solve it easitly using instructions found here. Apparently some part of my computer is not notified when adobe is ...
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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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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 ...