[OS X TeX] Safari, TeXShop, TeXLive
abellaic at math.jussieu.fr
Wed Jul 29 18:26:02 EDT 2009
Well, I have installed Schubert.
This one "http://arxiv.org/pdf/math/9807081" (3 pages only) needed 1
min 06 s to be displayed by Safari
while "http://arxiv.org/pdf/math/9707237" (12 pages) was displayed in
some fraction of a second by Firefox, after I checked a case for the
Then I tried "http://arxiv.org/pdf/math/9707237" (12 pages) again, but
with Safari. It took 3 or 4 seconds.
Same for http://arxiv.org/pdf/math/9707222 with Safari and Firefox.
Firefox 3.5.1 seems to be twice quicker than Safari 4.0.1.
So, Schubert seems to work well.
I shall install Safari 4.0.2 and try again.
Thank you all.
Le 29 juil. 09 à 23:08, Themis Matsoukas a écrit :
> 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.
Some people on the web say the cause is the Adobe plugin:
"just remove the AdobePDFViewer.plugin from the /library/internet plug-
ins and your safari will surf again at light speed !"
> 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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