[OS X TeX] High Sierra Bug

Luis Sequeira lfsequeira at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 05:38:07 EST 2017

> Thanks, Luis. Can this app also be used easily to preview the file as you work on it?
> Nicolae 

I tend to just use TeXShop while working on the file, and occasionally activate the Fullscreen (Old Method) to get a feel for the slides.

You could use Présentation for this. I just tried it, and although there is no automatic reloading when the pdf changes, it just requires a simple keypress to reload - "r" - so yes, it can. Mind you, that Présentation really shines on a dual monitor setup, which you may perhaps not be using while preparing your slides. With a single monitor, you will see its two windows (the slides window and the presenter window) on the same screen.

Anyway, rather than rely on my opinion, I suggest you just try it out. 
I do like it, but you get to form your own opinion :-)

Here is a link: http://iihm.imag.fr/blanch/software/osx-presentation/


> On Nov 28, 2017, at 03:25, Luis Sequeira <lfsequeira at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Let me try to answer your questions. The first thing, though, is to say that I just caved and upgraded (one computer) to High Sierra. The main consequence is that now it takes a "very long? time ? more than 0.5 seconds, maybe a full second ? for the image to focus when I go (in preview) from one page to another for *slides* (beamer) output. For articles it?s much better ? unless I skip directly to the last or second to last page, for some reason. (When I compile and the viewer is refreshed, it?s also the last two pages that take long to refocus ? at least for the two files I tried.) For slides it?s really bad, including in full-page mode. This is not a tex issue; it is a Preview and Skim (I have the latest version, 1.4.30, btw), but not Acrobat, issue.
> The slides issue alas began in Sierra, and is unfortunately worse still in High Sierra.
> The bright side is that it lead me to try the very nice Pr?sentation.app. 
> I now use it instead of Skim for all my presentations (done in beamer like you).

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