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Emacs Auctex: How do I open the pdf in evince at the current cursor position

I use emacs auctex to write latex files. Since the text is pretty long, and I tend to change things in different places, I would like emacs to open the pdf so that the position in the text is shown ...
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Where does evince store its settings?

I'm using evince to view my documents under Linux. One thing bothers me, however. It seems to magically remember the position and settings of the window for every document. I searched all over (the ...
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How to set default browser for PDF reader Evince on Linux?

I find this command sudo update-alternatives –config x-www-browser I choose Chrome. It works for xpdf, but Evince still starts Firefox after click. I feel Linux is not standard. I use Linux Mint 8 ...
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How can I open multiple instances of the same document in Evince?

Evince opens new documents in the existing window. I'd like to see many pages of a PDF file at the same time. For example, say I'm reading a paper in one instance of Evince on page 3 and I want ...
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SublimeText LaTeXTools: Build doesn't render a PDF

I'm using the LaTeXTools plugin for SublimeText 2, and when running the build, the build system compiles the TeX and invokes Evince, but a PDF file is never rendered and thus, Evince complains, "No ...
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Why am I unable install Evince to a specific location on Windows 7?

The installable binary that Evince provides does not provide me with the option to select a location I would like it to be installed to. Instead I came across a suggestion at ...
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PDFs open in GIMP on Linux system

I installed evince on my Arch Linux system as a PDF reader, and everything was fine for a while. And then I installed GIMP. Since then, PDF files have been opening in GIMP. I've tried reinstalling ...
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Zooming size of pdf files and bookmarks

When reading pdf files using either adobe reader or evince, the zooming size always change back to default whenever the bookmarks are clicked. I was wondering if it is possible that the zooming size ...
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How to prevent evince from contacting other instances?

Okay, this issue is kinda difficult to understand without context: When we run Evince, it checks if there is any other instance running. If there is one, the evince command exits immediately, right ...
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Making evince the default application for embedding PDFs in firefox in ubuntu

While I'm on the subject of complaining about things that upgrading to ubuntu 10.04 broke (see here), another problem that happened on moving from 9.04 to 9.10 (I think) is this: Firefox used to open ...
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How to set back pages per sheet permanently in Evince printer setup?

I use Evince for viewing PDFs. Usually I print 2 pages in 1 sheet, so I set this in the Print->Preferences window. After I clicked OK then Print, the papers comming out and I close the program. The ...
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How do you get evince to display svgs?

Evince does not support svgs on its own, however I have the following situation: Ubuntu 11.04 / Evince 2.32.0 Ubuntu 11.10 / Evince 3.2.1 Debian 7.0 / Evince 3.4.0 Now, the odd thing is, on 1. I ...
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Why does Evince for Windows look so much cleaner than the Linux version?

To be more specific, I would like Evince in Linux to open chapters to books without opening all of the sub-sections in those chapters as well. By hitting the right arrow key, Evince in Windows opens ...
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Condensing into multiple pdf pages per sheet, via command line

Let us say I want slides.pdf to contain 4 slides per page instead of one. I can easily open a slides.pdf document under evince (the default Ubuntu document viewer) evince slides.pdf-->Print-->Page ...
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How to change the application to open pdf file in Firefox

In Firefox, when I clicked a pdf file in website, I would be asked to download the pdf file or open the pdf file in evince running outside Firefox. Since I install Adobe Reader, whenever I clicked a ...
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Poppler installation

I downloaded the new poppler 0.15 tar ball and i built it from source successfully but when trying dpkg -l | grep poppler it outputs ii libpoppler-dev ...
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Follow cursor location from kile to evince

I know the title is probably not very clear, so I'll try to be as clear as possible here. I'm running xubuntu on my netbook, and I'm using kile for my latex editing. Since kile is native to kde, I had ...
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PDF problems with Evince on Ubuntu

One of my collegues is trying to print a PDF that our designer has sent him, created using Adobe InDesign CS4 (6.0.4). When he opens it up using Evince (version 2.28 on Ubuntu 9.10 thin client) it ...
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Evince: How to autoload all images (eps files) in a folder?

I have many eps figures in a folder (each file is a single page eps figure), how can I config evince so that I can simply use the arrow keys to go to the next and the previous images? Thanks
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How to print directly to default printer in classical Linux applications?

It's kind of lost the print directly action in many applications like Firefox and Evince. This missing option is supposed to send the print job directly to the default printer with the default options ...
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evince not opening PDF files

On my CentOS 5.5 machine, evince is not working. I cannot open PDF files. I tried to kill to restart it, but I couldn't find its PID. Here is what I get when I launch it from the terminal: ...
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bogus memory allocation size in RedHat Linux Enterprise 5

I am trying to open a pdf file via evince,after I open it and go through the page,Program suddenly jumped out and following error appears in shell ''bogus memory allocation size'' how it can be fixed? ...
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How do I launch (pdf) documents with Evince from the Activities Overview in Gnome 3?

Evince is already set as the default document viewer. Clicking on a document while in Nautilus will open Evince to view them. However, this is not the case when clicking on a document that appears ...