# [OS X TeX] PDFViewer (was: Re: [carbon-emacs:172] search and inverse search)

Wed May 16 08:21:14 EDT 2007

```Not really answering any question, but you might also be interested
in Skim:

http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/
http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/wiki/index.php/LaTeX_and_PDFSync

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Hanover College

On May 16, 2007, at 6:21 AM, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I've thought it would be appropriate to sent this out to the MacOSX-
> TeX list too.
>
> PDFView is a great relieve in viewing pdfs while typesetting in
> Emacs, despite of problems that I am getting with it. (Sorry for
> not trying PDFView earlier.)
>
> BTW, not only the automatic switch back and forth between the pdf
> files and Emacs doesn't work (with "\usepackage{pdfsync}" in the
> preamble of the tex file), but also I am not getting:
>
> - the search through the pdf file in PDFView:
> Cmd+F (or Edit -> Find -> Find...) prompts the Search box in the
> side bar, but then it can not find any occurrences of what I type
> in it.
>
> - Copy (in the pdf) -> Paste in the search box doesn't respond
> (Ctrl+Y pastes persistently a word that I had in the Emacs ring at
> some point yesterday :)
>
> Nevertheless, I like the PDFViewer a lot, and would like it as a
> pdf viewer after simpdftex (for dvips dependencies). This should be
> handled with some script.
>
> Roussanka