[NTG-context] context --autopdf=auto/default

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Aug 29 11:51:13 CEST 2019


Hi,

> On 29 Aug 2019, at 11:40, Henning Hraban Ramm <texml at fiee.net> wrote:
> 
> Hello again!
> 
> Hans, could you use "xdg-open" for "—autopdf=auto" on Linux?
> That’s more or less the same as "open" on MacOS.
> 
> On Windows it’s 'start "" "<file>"' (empty quotes for default program), don’t know if that’s implemented.
> 
> 
> "default" is apparently "pdfopen", that doesn’t work on MacOS, at least on my system I get:
> 
> dyld: Library not loaded: /usr/X11/lib/libX11.6.dylib
>  Referenced from: /Users/hraban/Library/texmf/tex/texmf-osx-64/bin/pdfopen
>  Reason: image not found
> Abort trap: 6

You need XQuartz installed for pdfopen to even start on MacOS. But it would still
likely fail with ‘acroread startup failed’, because it is seriously outdated by now.

Best wishes,
Taco



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