PDF viewer that accepts a "starting page" and runs on Windows and Macs

Deimantas Galcius deimantas.galcius at gmail.com
Fri Mar 8 07:51:04 CET 2019

Hi Eduardo,

As you are going to use Emacs (and Elisp)
you could try an Emacs package pdf-tools (https://github.com/politza/pdf-tools).

I'm using it as my PDF viewer within Emacs.

best regards,

On 3/7/19 4:40 AM, Eduardo Ochs wrote:
> is there a PDF viewer - ideally something that comes with texlive, but
> other ones are ok - that accepts a "starting page" option and that
> runs on Windows and Macs?
> Let me explain why I'm asking this. I'm going to give a course on
> LaTeX and Lua and I'm going to use "elisp hyperlinks to pages of
> PDFs", like the ones here,
> http://angg.twu.net/eev-intros/find-eev-quick-intro.html#9.3
> http://angg.twu.net/eev-intros/find-eev-quick-intro.html#9.4
> a lot. The students are going to use machines with GNU/Linux, TeXLive,
> Emacs and xpdf in the laboratory and I'm planning to sort of force
> them to install something similar in their own computers, but it would
> be great if I could create a setup that also works on Windows and
> Macs...

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