[OS X TeX] simpdftex, Skim and auto-refresh
Adam R. Maxwell
amaxwell at mac.com
Sun Sep 2 12:12:30 EDT 2007
On Sep 2, 2007, at 02:34, Enrico Franconi wrote:
> it seems that the latest simpdftex and the latest Skim do not like
> each other :-)
> In fact, the auto-refresh feature of the latest Skim does not work
> with the latest simpdftex, which updates the PDF file atomically.
> As commented in
> the fact that Skim does not intercept atomic updates is a feature
> and not a bug.
> I wonder if it posssible to permanently patch simpdftex as suggested
If you can avoid using Skim's automatic reload feature, please do so.
It is better (more reliable and more efficient) for the script/program
running LaTeX tell Skim to reload the PDF only after typesetting is
finished. This can be done using AppleScript or osascript from the
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