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CTAN update: xpdfopen

Date: May 4, 2010 7:37:38 AM CEST
This update should reach your local mirror within a day. Jim Hef{}feron ........................................................................ The following information was provided by our fellow contributor: Name of contribution: xpdfopen Version number: 0.80 Author's name: Jim Diamond Location on CTAN: /support/xpdfopen Summary description: A program to make various PDF viewers reload the file being displayed License type: other-free Announcement text:
pdfopen is a program which can be used to both start a new instance of a PDF viewer program as well as to instruct that program to reload the PDF file. This is particularly useful if pdfopen is called automatically whenever tex is (re-)run. This version has an updated pdfopen and pdfclose that work with Adobe Reader 5, 7, 8 and 9 as well as xpdf.
This package is located at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/support/xpdfopen . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/pkg/xpdfopen (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

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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