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Rapidly viewing thousands of PDF files on Linux [closed]

I have many thousands of PDF files in a directory, and I need to quickly view them one-by-one. I want to be able to open one, look at it, and then quickly (like with a single keypress) move on to the ...
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How to end unix app using terminal script

I'm piggybacking on this post: How do I close an OS X application from the command line using a alias defined in my .bash_profile? I am trying this to close a unix executable. But it doesn't work. ...
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Windows 7 taskbar preview issue

Windows task-bar preview has stopped working properly in generating the preview and instead does the standard text tool-tips. The annoying part is the fact that it takes a good 2 seconds or more for ...
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Inexpensive way to support fonts required by pdf so it can be viewed using Preview

I have a few PDFs that do not display correctly in Preview, but do so in Adobe Acrobat, using a Macbook Pro. I would like to be able to view these using Preview, so I want to either A.) modify the ...
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OS X Mavericks Preview has very high CPU usage

Ever since updating to OS X Mavericks, Preview constantly eats up tons of CPU. As soon as I hear my fan start whirring, I check activity monitor and Preview is usually at ~100% usage. It's very easy ...
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OS X Print a PDF without the background image

Using either Preview or Acrobat Pro, is there a way to print a PDF without the background image? I know that in Acrobat Pro I can save the PDF as a Word document without the background but that's ...
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How to download original image resolution

I saw How to get the full image when the shopping site like Amazon shows you only a part of the image and let you zoom and pan? and found some good info but all posts appeared like Klingon to me as I ...
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Is there a windows application that is equivalent to Mac OS's Quick Look? [duplicate]

Ideally, I would like to be able to press a key such as the space bar while a file is selected and be able to preview it, only to close it again once the key is pressed again. I've seen similar ...
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How do you close the CSS preview view in Eclipse?

When I load up a CSS file in Eclipse, it splits the source with this annoying preview window with various elements showing how they look in your document. I cannot figure out how to remove this view, ...
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Trying to automate a demo with screenshots in OS X. Opening an image and zooming to 100%

I'm finding that when I open images from the command line that are very high they automatically zoom out. How do I open an image and zoom to 100% from the command line in OS X? So far I have open ...
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Emacs Auctex change default View command

I need help using the View command in Auctex running in emacs. This is essential for viewing pdfs and without it I can not make TeX documents. In my emacs file I have the following (which was created ...
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Remove Windows 7 taskbar thumbnails

Is there any way to get rid of the taskbar thumbnail previews on Windows 7 once and for all?
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Mac Preview resets pdf position to first page always

On Mac, Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8.4), I open a few pdf files with Preview. I can see all the pdf documents on the left side. I click on one (say abc.pdf), and then in the reading area I scroll down. ...
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automatic latex math preview in org-mode/emacs

I am using org-mode 8.0, Emacs 24.3, Auctex 11.87, in Windows. I was able to use latex preview functions in org-mode files by pressing ctrl+x,ctrl+c,ctrl+l. However, I think it would be more useful ...
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OSX Lion can't handle a very wide image

I need an image that is 8640 pixels wide: http://i.stack.imgur.com/uoS28.png Whenever I add something to the 8640 pixel wide image (e.g. in Preview or pixelmator) and save it, it gets cleared and ...
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Setting custom icons based on files' contents

I'd like to have a custom icon for the files with extension .extension the same way images do. In the windows explorer I see a preview of images as their icon. Instead of having a general icon for ...
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How may I get Explorer to preview .m3u files as text?

How may I get Explorer to preview .m3u files as text? I have tried Windows 7 - Preview other file types as text in Preview Pane and carefully checked, but no joy. I got no success with .m3u using ...
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How to sort Windows 7 taskbar thumbnail previews?

Here is a screenshot of the list of windows I have stacked in my Windows 7 taskbar. This is just for Explorer, but similarly I have lots of stacked windows of other processes as well. Currently ...
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Windows 8: Video preview only shows first frame

I just switched from 7 to 8, but it seems MS changed the way the explorer displays the video preview icons. I think that 7 skipped into the video a few frames, or even took a frame with more colour? ...
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How to properly embed a preview into EPS for use in MS Word?

I know that EPS is not the best format for MS Word. Unfortunately I'm forced to use MS Word and EPS is the format I have most figures in. I'd prefer to stay with EPS in case I make other LaTeX ...
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About the security of adding a signature to a PDF file

We can add a "bitmap" or image signature to a PDF file, either by using Adobe Acrobat or by Mac's Preview app, but I wonder, besides always encrypting it with a password before sending it by email to ...
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Apple Automator “New PDF from Images” maintaining same filename

I will potentially have 26k of old legacy PICT images to transfer first to PDF for migration. I am using Apple Automator and also the "Dispense Items Incrementally" to loop through it. However, I ...
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Disable “Print and Close” Preview Shortcut on OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)

I recently upgraded to Mountain Lion from Leopard and there is a global shortcut that I would really like to disable. Apparently, now if you select a document and press Command + p, Preview will ...
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preview pane no longer showing folder contents

Previously, I would click on a folder in the library pane (i.e. windows explorer's middle pane), and the folder contents, such as mp3 files, would show up in the preview pane. I could then select any ...
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Microsoft Office Picture Manager not showing thumbails

Normally Microsoft Office Picture Manager has the option to show thumbnails of all the images in the current folder, but when I have my phone connected and viewing images on the SD card it doesn't. ...
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How do you get Outlook to show a preview of a new message near the taskbar?

The first e-mail account I added to Outlook would have a small semi-transparent box pop-up whenever I got a new e-mail. This would have the sender and the first sentence of the bod and fades away in ...
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Autohotkey Script To Open File With Picasa

I'm a completely noob when it comes to AutoHotkey scripts, the limit of my knoweldge is opening a folder with a key combination. There's one Mac feature that I've always been envious of, the ...
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Why does Windows Explorer block images in local HTML pages?

I store the files for my website offline in a local folder under My Documents. Every time I look at one of my HTML files in the preview pane, Windows Explorer notifies me that it has blocked the ...
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Explorer's preview push Word in background window

I have a Windows 7 computer which have a strange behavior: when preview is enabled in explorer, I double-click on any Word document, Word is launched, the document is loaded, and immediatly explorer ...
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Can Copy and Paste from PDF have no “forced” hyphenation?

I found that if using Acrobat 10 to copy and paste to my gmail, the text will be all messed up, but if I use Mac's Preview app to copy and paste to gmail, then the text is 99% good -- with the heading ...
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Turn off TaskBar Thumbnails on Windows 7 - Classic Theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable windows 7 taskbar thumbnails preview? Aero peek is turned permanently on.How to turn it off? Is there a way to get rid of the annoying thumbnail ...
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Add a Header to Every Page in a PDF?

Is there a way to add a small header to every page in a PDF on OS X? For example, some option in Preview or something? Maybe even something in AppleScript, etc? I have a 200+ page PDF file and need ...
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Need windows video player with seek preview feature

I am looking for a windows video player with the seek preview feature, like the one in the Hulu player described as follows: "Seek Preview displays a preview thumbnail when the mouse hovers over a ...
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Libre Office/Writer PDF export: white borders appear between lines even after setting borders to none

My document prints okay (exactly as it appears on the screen in Libre Office), but when I export to PDF and view the PDF on screen there are white borders around each text or picture object. Here's ...
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Are there Linux utilities for previewing files (partic. .doc's) rather than full-blown editing?

Instead of opening .doc, .odt, etc. files in LibreOffice which is resource intensive, are there any good utilities for simply viewing (previewing) such files without the need for editing facilities? ...
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How do I disable animations in Preview in Lion?

For example, open up a pdf and set view to two pages and hit arrow key up/down. Is there a way to get rid of the animation? Preview feels really snappy and fast, and to have animations like that just ...
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How can i view InDesign, InCopy, QuarkXPress etc. documents without opening them in their applications?

i am looking for a solution, software, plug-in, application or so which allows me to view/preview InDesign, InCopy, QuarkXPress documents etc. on Mac in QuickLook. It should be a smart, with some ...
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2 Page view in Preview shows the right page on the left and left page on the right?

I have a pdf that I am reading in Preview and I would like to view it in 2 page mode as many pages reference illustrations on the next page. However, when I enable 2 page mode, the left page is put on ...
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Pixelated PDF in Apple Preview slideshow mode, but not in regular window

I have a PDF which is a presentation exported from OpenOffice. Two of the slides in this presentation have embedded .eps graphs. When I run the presentation using Preview's slideshow mode, the ...
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How do I “Move to Trash” in Preview in OS X Lion?

In earlier versions of OS X, in Preview one could delete the currently open file by pressing ⌘⌫. In Lion, the keyboard shortcut (as well as the actual menu item) no longer works. Is there any way ...
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OS X: How to perform a lossless crop of a JPEG image?

I'm looking for a simple way to losslessly crop JPEGs on OS X. Particularly, is there some way to get Preview to perform a lossless crop?
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Is there any way to force Windows 7 to refresh the taskbar previews?

I frequently find that some of the window previews in the Windows 7 taskbar will be lost, especially after a window has been minimized or hidden for a considerable period of time. Instead of the ...
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Disable smooth scrolling in Preview in Lion

Smooth scrolling in Lion's Preview application sucks. Pressing the Page-Down key too quickly leaves you waiting for Preview to catch up to your position. The only way I can find to turn this off is ...
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images blocked in Windows Explorer Preview Pane when viewing saved webpages

When I try to view saved web pages (with .html extension) in the Windows Explorer preview pane, I often see this message: "Some pictures have been blocked to help prevent the sender from identifying ...
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How to quickly access print-preview in Firefox 4?

Is there any way to access print preview without going through "menu firefox -> menu print -> print preview"? Preferably keyboard shortcut, or a way to add print-preview icon to my toolbar?
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Preview in TextMate html created by ruby script

If I create ruby (or maybe not ruby, no difference) script in TextMate which produces html, is there an easy way to preview it using combination like ⌘R or using Web Preview? Now I found two ways to ...
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Print current page of PDF document in Mac OSX Preview

I'm using Preview to view a PDF document in Mac OS X 10.6. How can I print the current page that I'm viewing? When I select File - Print, there's nowhere to enter the page number. If I select Print ...
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How to assign a keyword to multiple images open in Preview on Mac OS

I'm adding keyword metadata to a set of images in Preview.app, MacOS 10.6.6 I can select multiple images and create a keyword using the Keywords window. But when I save, all but one image is ...
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How to combine PDF documents to make a new document using Preview?

Preview lets me combine pages from different documents into one window, but I can't find a way to save the resulting multi-page document. Preview displays Untitled (1 page) (3 documents, 3 total ...
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on Mac, how to export pdf for certain pages

on Mac, how to export pdf for certain pages. For example, I have a pdf file for 40 pages, I just want to export page 10 and 11. Can anyone help me?thnaks