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revised How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?
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comment How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?
@alfC Yes you are right. When I last tried it I remember I used to have some weird error, which I don't recall. I tried it again after seeing your comment and it does in fact work. I recently updated both MikTeX and TexStudio so I suspect it must be related in some way (I know TexStudio also does some file monitoring stuff for it's preview window, maybe there was some bug in it before which is now fixed).
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comment How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?
@cfr Yes, unfortunately using a different OS on my current working environment is not an option at the moment, and I am stuck with Windows. A different viewer is an option (SumatraPDF is the one I found so far, crude but works and quite lightweight, not sure if there are others). Still would be nice if someone knew about some command line switch or something for Adobe Reader DC.
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comment How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?
@PaulGaborit Yes, I followed the solution here in fact stackoverflow.com/questions/4910029/…. Still hoping someone comes up with some hidden Adobe Reader DC switch :)
Jan
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comment How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?
@ArTourter Yes it is a viewer issue. You can open a file and close it without keeping a file lock on Windows just as in Linux. It is just that Adobe is programmed to keep a lock on the file or keep it open for no reason (instead of opening and skipping to the file location it needs on demand). In fact SumatraPDF allows you to do it.
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asked How do I open PDF in Adobe Reader DC without locking the file from being updated by pdflatex?
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accepted How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
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comment How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
I updated MikTeX and now they work fine. For the benefit of other Windows / MikTeX users. I ran miktex-update_admin.exe and it showed various packages that needed to be updated, but couldn't before the miktex binaries were first updated. So it could be a reason why newtx didn't work before. Is there a nice typewriter font that goes with newtx?
Jan
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comment How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
Yes in package manager I can see newtx also saying 'Installed on 2016-01-19' so I presume it's today after I included it in my tex file. I suspect it might be related to tex.stackexchange.com/questions/287033/newtx-wont-load . Maybe I should try updating my MikTeX installation, it is over 2 years old I think.
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comment How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
Yes I already use biblatex and etoolbox in fact. What could be the reason why those 2 fonts are not working? I tried to change my repository to another CTAN mirror, with version 14-Jan-16 but still the same problem. (The PDF doesn't even generate when I put those packages)
Jan
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comment How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
Thanks for your input. For some reason my system cannot find the newtxtext and newtxmath. (It is set to download packages automatically of course, and I did a Synchronize on the MikTeX Package Manager just in case.) Do I need to change repository to a more updated one or something? Also what is the xpatch package being used for? (I left it out and the solution seems to work just the same)
Jan
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comment How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
OK thanks for the information. I will try tgcursor out. Accepted your answer. Need to wait 22hrs to award the bounty, will do it tomorrow.
Jan
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comment How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
ok thanks. I will work with it like that for now. On another note, I am using package courier too for listings and these kinds of things. Is that also outdated? Where can I get some info on the latest up to date fonts to use?
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comment How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
Thanks trying it out. Is there a way to avoid that [0pt] on each line? I have a grammar which has lots of new lines in it and it is going to become quite polluted. I guess I will have to stick with it if there is no other way.
Jan
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comment How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
Thanks for the suggestion of tgtermes. Any ideas how to make the grammar part in typewriter font instead of times / tgtermes? (the times part is for the normal document text).
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revised How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
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comment How do I include the EBNF square brackets on a new line and set the font to typewriter throughout my grammar in the syntax package?
@cfr Yes I did, it is linked from the one I referred to in my question. There is no mention of square brackets there either (or of setting the font).