CTAN Comprehensive TeX Archive Network

CTAN update: xpdfopen 0.82

Date: May 27, 2011 7:32:50 PM CEST
the daemon tells us: > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: xpdfopen 0.82 > Author's name: Jim Diamond > Location on CTAN: /support/xpdfopen > Summary description: Add version number information to programs, improve man page. > License type: other-free > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > xpdfopen provides pdfopen and pdfclose programs for X11 systems (at > least GNU/Linux). This version adds version information to the > programs and a considerably improved man page. thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version and updated the catalogue repository. > 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 (somewhat) overnight tonight. 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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