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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Already existing solution for creating the collection of exsheets in LaTeX on the web and sending them out to students?

Let's say, we have a common template and the collection of exercises for students stored in the MySQL storage in TeX format. The task is to generate the list of some of these exercises and problems as ...
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Searching in pdf file

I'm not 100% sure whether this is a question for this site, but as the base of the code it tex I'll post it here. I have a simple file: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Help: Beamer slides PDFviewer jumps up one frame whenever I hit compile in TexStudio

I am working with a brand new Beamer file in TexStudio. This is the packages I'm working with which I think shouldn't affect anything \documentclass{beamer} \mode<presentation> { \...
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Avoid different page numbers in viewer software and on when using frontmatter

The problem should be clear with this MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage[unicode]{hyperref} \begin{document} \frontmatter \chapter*{Frontmatter} \blindtext \...
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Arbitray link on pdf viewer sidebar

I'm using KOMA-Script with hyperref, and it wonderfully adds the table of contents in a navigable drop down tree on pdf viewers. I would like to add "arbitrary" lines in here. I would like ...
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Difference in pdf output quality

I noticed that viewing the documents I compile with latex on the Adobe Acrobat viewer, the result seems to be higher quality - i.e. the characters look more defined, somewhat more "crisp" - ...
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TeXworks pdf not refreshing

I am running MikTeX 2.9 and TeXworks 0.4.6 under Windows 10. I have a TeX document and the corresponding pdf open side by side. When I compile the TeX document (with pdftex) I want the pdf to ...
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PDF file not created and vanishes from Folder

I am new to LaTeX and have about 20 pages completed on a recent project I'm working on. When I run the .tex file I have saved, I get the error "failed to find file '...pdf'; perhaps it has been ...
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Zathura not opening hyperlinks

I am using neovim with zathura as my LaTeX editor. I am using the hyperref and URL packages to insert a link to a website. I know zathura has recognised the hyperlink because it places a box around it ...
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Change the on-click link colors with hyperref

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{report} \usepackage[hidelinks,draft=false,linkcolor=black,pdfusetitle,pdfdisplaydoctitle]{hyperref} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \chapter{...
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Why Acrobat 11 does not show SWG animation?

I am using media9 package to import SWG animations to PDF file. E.g. \includemedia[ width=\textwidth,height=0.539930555556\textwidth, % scale=1.4, activate=pageopen, %addresource=Video/...
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geometry: margins different when printed

I'm sure this is printer/driver related, just wanted to make sure the code below produces on A4 page size margins (top, bottom, left, right) of 15 mm (not including any footers). When I print it, it ...
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Unable to convert latex to pdf - Overleaf

I am using Overleaf to create my resume with LaTeX. When I compile the code, the preview is totally fine, and so is the pdf obtained from it when viewed on a laptop or IOS phone. However, when it is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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