Questions tagged [viewers]

{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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PDF output works in an embedded window, but not in the separate window

I have the following problem. When I want to display the PDF output in the separate window it doesn't work, however when I just choose the embedded window it works. I attach the screenshot of the ...
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Hide certain elements when printing a document

For some reason, I wanted to insert a notice to users that they can click on certain elements in my PDF document. However, this notice should not appear when the document is printed on paper, as it's ...
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movies in beamer - compatible (free) pdf-viewers

Via the multimedia package in beamer, I have included a movie in my slides. This works fine if the pdf is openened in Adobe Pro DC, but unfortunately not with the free version of Acrobat Reader (there ...
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PGFplots vs PSTricks packages, which is better? [closed]

The benefits and demerits of using one versus the other? Which one beautiful for plotting graphics? What is advantages and disadvantages?
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latexmk and xpdf previewing

I'm trying to use continuous updating with a combination of latexmk and xpdf. I set up my config file exactly as outlined in the latexmk documentation $pdf_previewer = "start xpdf -remote %R %O %S"; $...
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Font-Awesome icon not showing up on Pdf viewer

I'm using fontawesome package in latex to create a document. The code snippet I'm using is as follows:- \faGlobe\enspace \href{https://www.some-url.com}{some-url.com} It shows differently when ...
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“Go to source” math envinroments – TeXstudio

When I Ctrl+Click on an equation that is inside a math environment(align, gather) at texstudio's viewer, it jump to the \end{...}, but the the actual equation I've clicked. How can it be fixed?
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Image displays differently depending on PDF viewer

I have produced an image using pgfplots. I am using TexStudio on Windows, with all settings on default. The preview on TexStudio displays the image nicely; I see the same when opening my PDF file with ...
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Change settings with macros TeXstudio

I'd like to have a macro in my TeXstudio to change settings, more specifically PdfLaTeX command from pdflatex.exe -synctex=1 -interaction=nonstopmode %.tex to pdflatex.exe -synctex=0 -interaction=...
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Unwanted gap between squares in a tikzpicture

I was using tikz to create a pixel art. When I view it in Texstudio everything is alright and looks as desiered. However in my OS' pdf viewer (Mac Preview) its not the same thing. Dependent on the ...
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Can raw LaTeX be pasted into Scientific Word and viewed?

How do I paste raw LaTeX into Scientific Word and see if it the resulting output looks correct? How could I paste this, \item \begin{enumerate} \item someText \item moreText \end{enumerate} \end{...
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TexStudio “Go to source code”

When I click in the internal viewer "go to source code" or ctrl + left, it jumps further down the code. I found many questions concerning the same problem. These were solved by deleting the texstudio....
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Selecting math mode text in PDF when using newtxmath

When I use the newtxmath package and compile with pdflatex, the output PDF looks correct, but when I select the text in the PDF, the underlying text is incorrect. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{...
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MiKTeX: File 'memoir.cls' not found

With the code as below, I can not read PDF from my TeX. \documentclass[a4paper]{memoir} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amssymb} \usepackage{...
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PDF text search doesn't find first word in section title

When I run lualatex on the following MWE, open the resulting PDF in either Evince or Okular, and search for foo, I get zero matches. If I instead search for f oo (note the space between the f and oo) ...
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Smooth (near)realtime update in skim

I have a problem that is kind of a first-world problem. I work with vimtex and autosave where the pdf is displayed in skim. When the document is updated (through autosave), the pdf flashes for a ...
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LyX cant use “view” button. exporting PDF works flawlessly

I installed recently LyX with MiKTeX and executed an external program that changed the definitions so that i can export with foreign languages. while exporting (using "pdflatex") works great the view ...
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TexNic Center and PDF-Xchange

In Configure TeXnic Center with Sumatra [duplicate] and TeXnic Center not interacting with Adobe Reader [duplicate] , profiles for using Acrobat and Sumatra PDF readers as viewers for TeXnic Center ...
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PDF reader for the multimedia package for Windows

I can embed videos in Beamer either with \movie of multimedia, or \includemedia of media9. In the first case, videos are correctly displayed in Okular (Linux). In the second case, I use Adobe Reader (...
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Embedding with a video with media9 across slide transitions

Within one beamer frame, I want a video clip to play once. I then want text to appear and the final frame of the clip to remain visible. To avoid clicking the video, I use the activate=pageopen option ...
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TexMaker: Built-in PDF viewer looks blurry

So I'm using TexMaker on my Windows 10 laptop, everything was working well until suddenly the output of the PDF on the built-in PDF viewer looks blurry after I restart my laptop, screenshot is below: ...
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Dont get the quick build out

I just installed the TexMaker for the first time on my new notebook. It wont be posible for me to get a quick view on the pdf file. It always pops up the same failure looks like the Edidor can not ...
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Duplicate form fields

I want to generate a pdf with duplicate form fields. (For exemplification How to achieve this in Adobe software) Multiple TextInputs should represent only one value /refer to only one field. Typing ...
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Is there replacement for SumatraPDF?

I am using SumatraPDF as PDF viewer for WinEdt. SumatraPDF provides direct and inverse search. That's good. However SumatraPDF cannot show video embedded with media9 package. That's bad. Is there a ...
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What is the LuaTex equivalent to `\pdfcatalog{/ViewerPreferences<</PrintScaling/None>>}`

With pdfLaTeX I prevent downsizing of printouts with \pdfcatalog{/ViewerPreferences<</PrintScaling/None>>}. Now how to use this with LuaLaTeX? I tried: {\pdfextension catalog=/...
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Set BleedBox using PDFLaTeX

My codes are follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xparse}%% \setlength{\paperheight}{9truein}% \setlength{\paperwidth}{7truein}% \ExplSyntaxOn\makeatletter %%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%%...
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Viewer for pdflatex/beamer presentation with reload and without blurry transitions (Mac OS) [closed]

When using pdflatex to create a beamer presentation and then viewing it in Preview.app (single page or fullscreen mode), page transitions are blurry: when going to the next slide, a blurry/low-...
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How do you get the same output that you see in the Texstudio's internal viewer?

This question may sound stupid, but I could not figure out how to do it. So I changed the colors in Texstudio. The outcome looks like: However, the actual outcome of the pdf is traditional black and ...
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Configuring TeXstudio's external PDF viewer to be a Windows 10 app

I would like to use Xodo as my external PDF viewer in TeXstudio. The solutions here, here and here do not really help as they address user-installed programs, instead of apps.
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Can I set a pdfstartview that is compatible with Google Chrome?

I would like to have the default setting for my PDF be to fit the page to the window of the PDF viewer. My entire tex file is \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{hyperref} \hypersetup{pdfstartview={...
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Images are corrupt on downloading the PDF file

I'm having a problem with images, I'm using overleaf to typeout my report but facing problem with images. I'm using overleaf to do so. Here's the screenshot. The image looks fine in the viewer but ...
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Searchbar in built-in viewer in TeXmaker

I am using TeXmaker 5.0.3 to typeset my thesis and the only problem I have is a non-functioning searchbar within the built-in PDF viewer. There is no problem with searching in external viewers such as ...
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AUCTeX inverse search with region or buffer compilation

I have inverse search working great with single-file documents with Zathura. Unfortunately, things break down when I try to do inverse search when viewing a region of my document, or a buffer in the ...
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MiKTeX PDF Viewer Extremely Blurry

I'm new to LaTeX and having trouble with the pdf viewer. When I compile my document, the pdf viewer is extremely blurry - barely readable - at what seems like a reasonable level of zoom (Fit to Width, ...
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Cannot open an embedded pdf

I am using TexStudio in Fedora 29. This piece of code seemed to compile correctly but the embedded pdf does not open if I click on the hyperlink... \documentclass{article} \usepackage{embedfile} \...
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Solve search for rotated or tilted words within the Zathura PDF viewer

I do not know how far this topic belongs to the field of TeX's languages and their derivatives, but I leave my question below. \ I want to know why Zathura does not find words that are rotated or ...
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How to change the default PDF viewer to open an editor such as VS code

In Windows OS, it is possible to open a LaTeX-generated PDF file with TeXworks and when you press ctrl+click on the PDF file TeXworks editor is opened. I was wondering how we can make Visual Studio ...
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TexpadTex hyperref bookmarks in preview.app

I wonder if anyone knows how to enable bookmarks in pdf viewers using TexpadTex. When compiling a pdf with MacTex the following will work, but not with TexpadTex. \documentclass{report} \usepackage{...
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Why do rotated math labels look jagged on Adobe Acrobat Reader DC? [closed]

\documentclass[border=15pt,pstricks,12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{pst-node,amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{pspicture}[showgrid,linejoin=1] \pnodes(2,3){A}(6,6){C}(6,3){B}(10,6){D} \pcline(A)(C) \...
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Preview PDF after running has a short delay (about 5 seconds) on Windows 10

I use TeXworks to compile a file with the default option: pdfLaTeX+MakeIndex+BibTeX. I am using Version 0.6.2 (MiKTeX 2.9.6630 64 bit). The problem is the following: after making changes in my file ...
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Gmail built in pdf viewer omits last symbol in an url, any idea why? [closed]

Using amsrefs, I want to refer to an answer on mathoverflow. That site has automated amsrefs entry creation option. When I use it, everything goes fine, and the pdf file contains correct link. However ...
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Texmaker pdf viewer works only while embedded but depending on extension monitor

I have the problem described in the title (exactly as in this question). Problem: While having the pdf viewer embedded there is no problem. When unchecking the embedded option, I cannot open the ...
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\hypersetup options 'pdftoolbar' and 'pdfmenubar' have no effect

I tried to use in my latex document some \hypersetup options, but they don't work. The options are: pdftoolbar=true pdfmenubar=true \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,oneside]{book} \usepackage{...
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After Quickbuild no PDF is opened automatically

I was working with Latex normally ( I use miktex and texmaker). Usually I used to click on quickbuild, then directly and automatically the pdf open in an external window. TOday, suddenly I lost this ...
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Jumping colors in beamer presentation

I have a very strange problem in my beamer presentation: I create a lot of tikz pictures externally and then include them as pdf pictures in the presentation. If you look at these pdf documents ...
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Fandol fonts not rendered in TeXworks PDF viewer

I am using TeXworks bundled in the MiKTeX distribution and the Fan­dol Simplified Chinese font family (available in TeX Live and MiKTeX). However, the Fan­dol font is not rendered in the TeXworks ...
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Why can I compile PDFLaTeX if the pdf is open in Sumatra but not if it is open in most other readers?

If I compile a .tex document using PDFLatex (i.e. the compilation ultimately produces a .pdf), and I have a pdf of the same name open in Adobe Acrobat, the compile will throw an error, asking for a ...
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animate package on Linux - which PDF reader?

I am using the animate package to include some animations into my beamer presentation. Currently I run Ubuntu 16.04 and tested Okular (0.24.2), Document Viewer (3.18.2) and Foxit Reader (2.4.4.0911) ...
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LaTeX in pdf annotations

I have Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 17 and a given pdf file. Are there any ways to create a sticky note (or other annotation) which will contain two things: some editable non-LaTeX text (like any usual ...
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How to flatten or postprocess a Latex generated PDF to crop image outside of viewport? [closed]

I have a large PDF document that includes lot of complex figures. To build these figures I used the viewport feature of the \includeGraphics command from Graphics package extensively. I am aware that ...

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