[NTG-context] autopdf on MacOS?

Hans van der Meer havdmeer at ziggo.nl
Thu Apr 15 12:00:15 CEST 2021


Thanks. At least worked twice 😊

met vriendelijke groet
dr. Hans van der Meer


> On 15 Apr 2021, at 11:45, Henning Hraban Ramm <texml at fiee.net> wrote:
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>> Am 15.04.2021 um 10:26 schrieb Hans van der Meer <havdmeer at ziggo.nl>:
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>> When running the command: context --autopdf --run myfile.tex I had hoped the pdfviewer Preview on my MacOS system (version Catalina) would open the pdf for viewing.
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> It works with --autopdf=auto
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>> Allthough a new pdf is created, this is not opened. If the pdf is open in Preview already, it is not updated unless switching to the Preview application.
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>> It something wrong here? Is it not functional in MacOS? Am I missing some clue?
> 
> Apple’s Preview updates only on activation, and not reliably (for me, it often crashes).
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> That it doesn’t update in the background is more a feature than a bug, otherwise it would complain about broken/unavailable files during the TeX runs.
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> Hraban
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