[OS X TeX] preview scaling

Herbert Schulz herbs2 at mac.com
Mon Sep 19 07:47:12 EDT 2022

> On Sep 19, 2022, at 2:19 AM, Doris Behrendt via MacOSX-TeX <macosx-tex at email.esm.psu.edu> wrote:
> Hi list,
> when I recompile a tex-file, preview always re-scales the pdf and does not remember the actual zoom size I had before compiling.
> I use arara on the command line and not TeXShop, so i use the >>normal<< preview for viewing.
> I searched the internet and tried out a lot of suggested solutions, e.g.
> https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/388761/mac-pdf-preview-wants-to-scale-down
> and
> https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/3450/make-pdf-open-in-fill-window-mode-with-hyperref
> but all of this did not work. I also found a lot of posts saying that this behaviour of preview cannot be changed ... really??
> Can anyone help me? My OS system and TeX distribution are up to date.
> Thanks in advance ...
> Doris


Have you tried Skim rather than Preview?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
herbs2 at mac.com

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