[OS X TeX] Preview.app adds auto refresh function (partial) in 10.5.3?

Ari Stern ari at caltech.edu
Mon Jun 2 23:08:34 EDT 2008

This feature was there when Leopard was released, so it's not specific
to 10.5.3.  However, it was a new addition compared to the previous
Tiger version.  It would still be nice if there were some way to get
it to auto-refresh *without* switching focus, the way TeXShop and Skim


On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 1:56 AM, Di Xiao <dixiao at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> In 10.5.3, open a PDF generated by TeX using Preview.app.  Edit the
> source file, compile, and bring Preview.app to front.  The PDF will be
> automatically updated once Preview.app gains focus.  However, if it
> stays in the background, the auto update won't happen.
> I'm not sure if this function is introduced in 10.5.3 or earlier
> because I just find it now.
> -- D.
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