[NTG-context] autopdf on MacOS?

Hans Åberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Fri Apr 16 10:26:10 CEST 2021


> On 15 Apr 2021, at 11:45, Henning Hraban Ramm <texml at fiee.net> wrote:
> 
>> Am 15.04.2021 um 10:26 schrieb Hans van der Meer <havdmeer at ziggo.nl>:
>> 
>> 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.
>> 
>> 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).

One can use the command 'open <filename>', which opens it. In some versions of Preview, one get an extra copy so that they must eventually be all closed by hand.

> 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.

It is likely a bug: It has worked in some past versions.


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