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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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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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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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How to fix the font size of pdf after running in winEdt? [closed]

I am writing a dissertation (Thesis) using WinEdt editor. After saving and clicking on Pdf Texify, the pdf file always open at 46.9% zoom. How can I permanently fix the pdf size to open at 100% zoom? ...
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Can we change (La)TeX linebreaking character so that Word understands it?

Sometimes I need to send someone a .doc file of something I did using LaTeX. But when I copy+paste the PDF content generated by (La)TeX into Word the linebreaks are understood as paragraph characters (...
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TeXstudio Keep two pdf views of the same tex file

Often, I would like to have two different views of the pdf file associated to a tex file. A typical use case is: you wrote a mathematical paper including several theorems, and the proofs are in an ...
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Is there a way to display both videos and JavaScript animations on a beamer-generated PDF under linux?

I use the beamer package for presentations and often complement it with animate (together with tikz) and multimedia. animate creates embedded JavaScript, playable with acroread. multimedia embeds ...
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Adobe eats hospitalised hedgehogs: Reader 2017 reports PDFs as damaged

I create slides for teaching on a GNU/Linux machine and test in Okular. I then transfer the files to university storage so that I can use them in class. This has been working well. However, today, ...
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Synctex bug? Emacs/LuaLaTeX with Evince/Zathura on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having a problem similar to that one and already posted there, with emacs, LuaLaTeX, and two PDF viewers (evince, zathura) on Ubuntu 18.04. Problem: The forward/backward search has gotten really ...
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copy code from beamer-pdf into terminal [duplicate]

I want to talk about git and created some slides, where I use a listings enviroment to mark code that can be typed into the terminal (see minimal example). Unfortunately, when I want to copy the code ...
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png image looking very strange

I'm using latex for years, never seen something like this. The png appears like cut, don't even know how to explain. This is the original image, I mean how it looks when opened by other app (like ...
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Postscript viewer for TeXlive in TeXstudio

Due to defective MikTeX installation, which I have not been able to fix for several months now after several unsuccessful trials of de- and reinstallations, I migrated to TeXlive. My documents run ...
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Can LaTeX remember from which page the user jumped when clicking on a reference [duplicate]

The answer to this is most likely no. But if someone with deep LaTeX or pdf-viewer knowledge know the answer to be a yes, then please do tell! Imagine the following situation: a person is reading a ...
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Programmatically editing Synctex files?

I'm in a situation where I'm building my LaTeX with a script that preprocesses my .Tex files, producing new ones as output that are then compiled with latexmk. Ideally, the synctex files will point ...
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How to change colours in the PDF Viewer from TeXmaker

I'm already using a dark theme in TEXmaker. However, whenever I compile and preview the pdf in texmaker, it shows the document in white background and black letters. Is there any way to make it more ...
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White line at edge of black 16:9 PDF

If I create a PDF with a 16:9 aspect ratio (e.g. for viewing via video projector) with a black background, I get a phantom white line at its bottom edge when I convert it to an image. Here is minimal ...
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why does texstudio internal PDF viewer shows streak white lines on image?

issue also opened at https://github.com/texstudio-org/texstudio/issues/51 When I compile this MWE latex file in texstudio, on windows, using MikTex, then view the result using texstudio internal PDF ...
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TeXstudio, no preview pdf file after compiling using User Commands

I was trying to use package minted to insert Python code in my document and now succeeded in compiling and could generate the correct PDF file. I followed this thread which said it's better to create ...
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Decreasing refresh time for Skim app (macOS High Sierra)?

Is there any way to decrease the interval between compilation and the point when Skim refreshes its display of the corresponding PDF? It seems to take quite a bit longer than on my old Windows Vista ...
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How Can I compile my tex file in PDFLatex, using TexShop in MAC?

I am using TexShop (3.97) in a MAC. I have to rewrite an article but I need to compile the tex in PDFLatex, Here is the warning %% This file must be compiled with PDFLaTeX %% %% Using standard LaTeX ...
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using pdfstartlink

I am using \def\recordjump#1#2#3{% \pdfstartlink attr{/Border [0 0 0] }% user {% /Subtype /Link /A << /F (#1.pdf) /S /GoToR /D[#2 /Fit]...
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Search in the adobe Reader doesn't work

(This question is only as reference, I will add the answer myself) Suddenly the search in the expl3 documentation interface3.pdf no longer works. As an example searching for "divis" gives this as the ...
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Wrong colors in pgfplots colorbar when using option colormap access=piecewise constant [closed]

I am trying to generate a contour plot with colorbar. The following example does look fine in TeXworks, however in an older version of Adobe and Foxit the colorbar does not show the right colors. This ...
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Search subscript in pdf [closed]

I'd like to know if it's possible to search subscript terms in a pdf, by using keywords like F_k, when you can't have access to sources (so basically I can't use this idea). Thank you!
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WinEdt: How to open the new PDF compiled without closing the old-one?, compiled minutes ago [duplicate]

Using WinEdt 10.2 on Windows, when I compiled a doc, automatically WinEdt opens the PDF with Acrobat Reader. And If I didn´t close that viewed file, I recompiled again and WinEdt closes the old PDF ...
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PDFTexify Errors [duplicate]

This morning, WinEdt 10.2 start exhibiting the problem with Adobe Reader DC in that I have to close the reader each time I want to compile with PDFTexify. Here is the error that I get: Cannot Open ...
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WinEdt has stopped being able to close pdf files [duplicate]

Ulrike Fischer's answer shows the previous similar questions are all out of date. The latest of them, Problems with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2017 and WinEdt refers to AcroviewA17 and AcroviewR17 and ...
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Kile preview in same window

I cannot get the view I had on Kile on my Windows machine earlier-the editor on the left and pdf viewer on the right. I am using Kile on a Mac. Whenever I click on quickbuild it opens the pdf in an ...
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Different page numbering in pdf and pdf-viewer with article class

I have a problem with the displayed page numbers in a pdf-viewer. I make use of Texmaker on Microsoft Windows and the "article" class. Short example of my document: \documentclass[12pt]{article} %...
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How can I have my LaTeX editor open my viewer on a remote display?

A dual-monitor setup is convenient for having many windows open simultaneously. For example, it is common to have a LaTeX editor running on one monitor and a viewer for the DVI/PS/PDF output on the ...
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what tools are available to apply correct page numbers to a composite tex output pdf file?

this question is relevant to the full-issue pdf files of tugboat, as made available for electronic reference or download. all articles are always posted individually, but a single front-to-back pdf ...
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\pdftooltip does not work all sentence

MWE \documentclass[a5paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{pdfcomment} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{color} \setlength{\columnseprule}{1mm} \renewcommand{\columnseprulecolor}{\color{black}} \begin{...
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How to view TeXnicCenter PDF output with Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader? [duplicate]

I want to view the PDF output from TeXnicCenter with the latest version of Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Reader. How do I configure TeXnicCenter accordingly?
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PDF images included in a PDF document with XeLaTeX

I am writing a presentation in Beamer, and I am compiling using XeLaTeX. Some PDF images I include in my presentation have a weird behaviour: they show up correctly in Mac OS's Preview application, ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for TexMaker's built-in pdf viewer

I'd like to navigate in a pdf with TexMaker's built-in viewer, and define custom keyboard shortcuts for such a navigation. Where can I find the preferences of the built-in pdf viewer ? I don't even ...
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Copying continuous text from PDF file to TXT file

My question doesn't explicitly refer to LaTeX itself, but the resulting PDF. To make long story short: I want to be able to copy text from PDF to TXT file as a continuous text. I believe this is ...
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TeXnicCenter: opening PDF viewer internally

Is there a way to view the PDF file internally in TeXnicCenter?
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“Cannot Open DDE Link to”: Problems with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC 2017 and WinEdt

While using the 2017 release of Adobe Acrobat DC, I get the error every time I run PDFLatex with my PDF open. When I use PDF Search, I get the same error. Does anybody know what do I have to change ...