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

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


> 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likely fail with ‘acroread startup failed’, because it is seriously outdated by now.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,

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