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With lots of document readers (okular, xpdf, skim, ghostview) the viewer will reload a document if it is changed. Can acrobat reader do this?

Ubuntu linux 9.04, acroread 8.1.3

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acroread does not support it. The PDF reader Evince (Document Viewer), which is installed by default, automatically reloads if the file it is displaying changes.

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Current Adobe Reader 9.4.2 allows you to press Ctrl+R to reload an opened PDF.

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