CTAN Comprehensive TeX Archive Network

CTAN update: xpdfopen

Date: April 19, 2010 10:43:39 AM CEST
the daemon had been alerted in advance of this (we've been discussing what to do about the update) > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: xpdfopen > Author's name: Jim Diamond > Location on CTAN: support/xpdfopen > Summary description: A program to make Adobe Reader 9 re-open the file > it is displaying > License type: pd > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > pdfopen allows you to send Ctrl-R to a running Adobe Reader 9 > instance; the Ctrl-R causes AR9 to re-load the file it is displaying. > It is particularly useful if your environment uutomatically calls this > program after (re-)pdftex-ing your document. > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- note that jim has now taken over maintenance of the package. i've installed the new version and updated the catalogue repository; thanks for the upload > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/xpdfopen.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/support/xpdfopen/ the catalogue entry will change overnight (a wee bit more than usual) Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

xpdfopen – Commands to control PDF readers, under X11

The command-line programs pdfopen and pdfclose allow you to control the X Window System version of Adobe's Acrobat Reader from the command line or from within a (shell) script. The programs work with Acrobat Reader 5, 7, 8 and 9 for Linux, xpdf and evince.

This version derives from one written by Fabrice Popineau for Microsoft operating systems.

MaintainerJim Diamond
Taco Hoekwater (inactive)
Fabrice Popineau (inactive)



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