Is it possible to customize follow mode to open the next PDF page in another buffer? Currently follow-mode has no effect on PDF files.

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    I believe this would be a new feature that someone needs to invent.
    – lawlist
    Dec 18, 2014 at 6:53
  • One approach would be to extend follow-mode so that modes like doc-view would be called at appropriate times to fill the windows with appropriate content. Apr 6, 2015 at 22:12

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This feature does not yet seem to exist. I have opened an issue requesting this feature on pdf-tools git.

  • I have made this a community wiki so that people knowledgeable about this topic can collaborate to an awesome solution. Apr 7, 2015 at 2:34
  • I would love to participate on this! Unfortunately, I'm extremely time limited, but I can provide is some insight into the internals of follow-mode, as I'm the author of it. Apr 7, 2015 at 9:06

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