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Evince is a free document viewer for Linux (GNOME) and Windows which can be used as a previewwer for (La)TeX

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How to get precise lengths (e.g., 5 cm) on the screen with tikz, pstricks, evince, and gv?

Let's feed the file mwe.tex containing \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{pstricks,tikz} \begin{document}\noindent \begin{pspicture}(-1,0)(1,5) \psline(0,0)(0,5) \end{...
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dvips or dvipdf + evince = missing special characters on printout

This started happening fairly recently (sometime between April 7 and May 5). It appears that if I convert a DVI to a PDF (e.g. using dvipdf, although I'm not sure what all tools trigger this) and then ...
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evince does not show font names in PDF files anymore [closed]

First of all, this is a duplicate post of the equally named thread on unix.stackexchange.com. However since there has been zero activity and that site is arguably less helpful (especially in relation ...
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Evince: how to do a forward-search from Terminal?

Assume that I have produced a pdf file from a tex document with the option \synctex=1 with pdflatex or xelatex. Various forward-search methods tell us how to jump from your text editor to the ...
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pgfdeclarehorizontalshading: Why are some color combinations resulting in no shading?

The following displays no shading, it actually draws nothing: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{document} \begin{tikzpicture} \pgfdeclarehorizontalshading{myshade}{100bp}{% ...
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make ChoiceMenu default selection working in evince and Master PDF Editor

If you open a pdf in evince where a ChoiceMenu is available (see code below), then all the choices are selected. If you open the same pdf with Master PDF Editor, then all choices are unselected. How ...
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Inverse search seems glitchy in sublime text 4 + latextools

Inverse search, in evince using latextools, seems to work for some files but doesn't work for some and usually opens a blank document in sublime text 4. Also, forward search and Ctrl+l works as ...
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How to mix single-sided and double-sided pages to render in "dual view"?

I would like to to generate a PDF that mixes single-side and double-sided pages that appear correctly within a PDF viewer when "Dual View" is selected in evince: (and the equivalent view/...
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Invisible text even when selected (in Evince)

When you process an image with an OCR tool like tesseract, you will get a PDF file with that image and the text invisible on top. You can't see the text, but you can select, search and copy it. When ...
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Inverse search on AUCTeX opens file in new Emacs window instead of main Emacs window - how to avoid that?

I am using Emacs+auctex+evince on Debian. Suppose I have a latex document main.tex which includessections/sec1.tex. When compiling with C-c C-a from within main.tex and using backwards search in ...
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How to make a PDF viewer jump to the latest tex update?

The vim-latex-live-preview Vim plugin and with :LLPStartPreview periodically refreshes the resultant PDF (by calling pdflatex on the tex file). After a refresh the location displayed in the PDF is ...
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Unexpected space between CJK utf8 traditional chinese words in Evince or Atril, except Adobe [closed]

I made a sample of my latex notes, there're unexpected space between traditional chinese words in the item title, see e.g. in the figure I marked in the phrase “八布迦” between “八布”, similar things ...
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Forward search with vim-latex and evince

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic texlive version: 2019 Vim version: 8.1 , big Vim Plugin Manager: pathogen Vim Plugins: vim-latex (LatexSuite) I had changed the settings in my tex.vim file so the ...
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Subime Text 3 + LatexTools + Evince: forward sync not working

I am writing a large document in Latex using ST3 + LatexTools on Ubuntu 16.04. I never had a problem, except that this morning forward sync was no longer working (by forward sync I mean that Evince ...
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Automatically Move Auxiliary Files to Subdir with Auto-Compiling Vimtex

I've seen numerous ways to move auxiliary files to a given directory via latexmk, or pdflatex (ex. latexmk -auxdir=/tmp <file>). But I am using vimtex with auto-compiling, so that whenever I ...
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Clicking link or bookmark opens page in full height in ConTeXt PDF

I am writing a document in ConTeXt and when I click on an internal link or bookmark in the generated PDF my PDF viewer jumps to the desired page but fully zooms out to fit the whole height in one ...
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unisong7e is missing from the map file?

On ubuntu 16.04, I use latex to compile a tex file but the evince(3.18.2) can't view the dvi file with some font problem like , and the terminal's prompt is mktexpk: don't know how to create bitmap ...
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Sublime Text + Evince problem

I am using Ubuntu 16.04, Sublimetext 3 and I want to use forward and inverse search for latex files. Everything (compilation, forward and inverse search) works perfectly fine, except if I have a tex (...
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PDFLatex Printing Preview - French Cursive environment

I wanted to had a maxime to my latex book. Here is document viewed with Evince here the document viewed with the preview application in printing windows of Evince here the document viewed with ...
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Text selection in PDF is broken [closed]

I am working in a big project and I'm using someone elses template. I recently noted something strange about text selection, and it's that the selection text isn't working properly. In the image below ...
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footnote with a link split into next page makes all of the text clickable

I have this weird issue where my footnote containing a link is split into the next page because the link URL is too long. This would be fine. What is weird is that the text on the next page where the ...
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My PDF prevents my audience from using their mice

PDFTeX typesets my document in two columns. Unfortunately, when a person opens the PDF, the PDF does not let the person's mouse pick up text from one column, but rather interleaves text from left and ...
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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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Okular and Evince do not find pdf hyperlinks correctly

Okular, Evince and AdobeReader5 do not hit the referenced hyperlink marks. These applications go repeatedly, reliably, one page too far in document when clicking a link. AdobeReader9, FoxitReader and ...
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Auctex evince synchronization problematic with accented characters in file paths

I recently stumbled on this nice problem (bug ?): I can use evince to visualize foo.pdf output from LaTeX obtained in AUCTeX and Synctex synchronization, as long as none of the files referenced in ...
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Emacs + SyncTex + Evince

I am trying to setup forward search and inverse search between Emacs 24.3.1 and Auctex under Ubuntu 14.04. Forward search is working fine by enable TeX-source-correlate-mode in Emacs but while ...
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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 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, it ...
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Synctex between Emacs and Evince, which would move focus for backward search

There is a great way to make Emacs, Evince and Synctex work together. However it has a minor caveat: when you do backward search, focus is not moved to Emacs (so you have to do that using mouse or Alt+...
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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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Asymptote-LaTeX: Evince not displaying coordinate axes in plots [closed]

I was using asymptote in order to do some plot I needed and in stand alone it all seem to work. The code is: import graph; size(10cm); scale(Linear,Linear(-1)); typedef real realfcn(real); ...
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Evince keep position like xdvi [closed]

One feature I miss from the dvi days is the ability to keep position from page to page that xdvi has, -keep (.keepPosition) Sets a flag to indicate that xdvi should not move to the home ...
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portable PS-viewer with forward and inverse-search

I am using a portable Latex (Miktex, Texniccenter & Sumatrapdf) from my flashdrive and all works good. But I found no possibility to search in *.ps files through forward or inverse-search. I use ...
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Asymptote 3D viewable in Evince/Okular

Is there a way to get Asymptote 3D figures in a PDF viewable in Evince/Okular? All what I can get is a very bad rastered image in place of my figure. I don't care about the interaction with the 3D ...
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How to implement forward-inverse-search with TeXStudio and Evince in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with TexStudio and Evince 3.4.0 installed. Can I use them to realize forward-inverse-search between my tex source code and the pdf file? How? I tried the method described ...
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Sublime Text 2 - backward search

I am using Evince 3.6.0 with latexmk and texlive. LaTeXTools states that it should work right of the box with my Setup. The backward search of Evince (ctrl+click) is not working for me although the ...
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pdfcomment and Evince

I was using pdfcomment to generate annotations in PDF files. But when I try to view the output PDF in Evince the annotations appear as a weird symbol that is not clickable: Any suggestions for ...
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Setting up forward search between Emacs+AUCTeX and Evince

Did anyone succeed setting up forward search between Emacs+AUCTeX and evince? In order to establish inverse/forward search between Emacs+AUCTeX and evince, it is necessary to: install new TeX Live ...
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Setup SyncTeX with Emacs

I want to setup SyncTeX with Emacs, or, more specifically, with AUCTeX, and Evince in Ubuntu. How can I do that? I would like both forward search (from source to output) and inverse search (from ...
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