[OS X TeX] Safari, TeXShop, TeXLive
tmatsoukas at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 17:08:03 EDT 2009
I don't have this problem if I drop a pdf directly onto safari (the
pdf must be saved on the computer). I tried it with a 150-page pdf
made in latex and it opened very fast. The slowdown must be due to the
communication with server rather than by safari's pdf displayer. I am
using safari Version 4.0.2 (5530.19) on a 2.8 GH iMac.
On Jul 29, 2009, at 6:22 AM, André Bellaïche wrote:
> On my Imac, Safari is very very long for displaying pdf files (more
> than one minute for a 2 pages LaTeX-originated file), while with
> Firefox, the displaying is quasi instantaneous.
> It seems that Safari uses an internal pdf-displayer, while Firefox
> first downloads the file, then opens it with Preview. Could it be
> possible that the slowness of Safari be caused by the changes in
> ghostscript, etc. made when installing TeXShop or TeXLive?
> I use TeXLive 2008.
> Thanks for any help.
> André Bellaïche
> Université Paris 7
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