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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.

  • 2019, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 2019.012.20034 on Windows does not support Ctrl+R, but I found that File->Revert will reload the file (after a prompt..) and also reopen the Adobe Reader window. edit. Seems like it only works if modifications have been done (I need to reload files from a dropped network drive.) – thomasa88 Jun 4 at 8:33

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