[tex-live] TeX Live 2011 & PS_View

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 19:05:33 CET 2012

2012/3/15 Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:
> Zdenek Wagner wrote:
>> AFAIK texdoc does not always use system associations. Try "texdoc
>> texdoc", it will tell you how to configure it to use Acrobat for
>> opening PDF files.
> To be honest, Zdeněk, how TeXdoc opens PDFs is the least
> of my concerns; of far greater concern is why the file
> associations have been changed without my permission

Then it is a bug, an installer should not do it.

> such that double-clicking on a PDF in Windows Explorer
> now launches PS_View.  Even worse, PS_View is neither
> listed under Control Panel / Programs as a program
> capable of being uninstalled, nor does it appear in
> the list of things I can remove in TeX Live Manager.
> How can I evict the d at mned thing from my system
> and restore the previous file associations, short
> of removing TeX Live 2011 itself ?
Maybe right-click to any PDF file, select "open with acrobat" and
click do it always. I do not remember it exactly, I am not a Windows
user but I remember there is such posibility.

> ** Phil.

Zdeněk Wagner

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