Questions tagged [docview]

DocView mode is a major mode for viewing DVI, PostScript (PS), PDF, OpenDocument, and Microsoft Office documents. It provides features such as slicing, zooming, and searching inside documents. It works by converting the document to a set of images using the gs (GhostScript) or mudraw/pdfdraw (MuPDF) commands and other external tools, and displaying those images.

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Doc-view not working despite gs being in my path

I have trouble getting the doc-view-mode displaying pdfs. Here's the error message generated : No PNG support is available, or some conversion utility for pdf files is missing. From what I've ...
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doc-view failing for some PDFs, but ghostscript can view them?

When I use docview to view PDFs on my work computer (a redhat linux system) it always works, except in PDFs coming from Springer-Verlag articles and chapters. In that case it gives this error: ...
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Adding pdf page number/amount back when using powerline with docview

So I started using the powerline addon for emacs, and I noticed that among other things, by default it hides the page number of the pdf file (for instance P1/4) in the mode line. Is there any way to ...
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How to (mostly) get rid of doc-view?

Since I moved to emacs 25 (25.3.2 at the moment) in every context (org-mode, gnus, latex, browsing url, direct access to file) I access pdf-files in emacs, they are displayed in doc-view. I basically ...
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Calling `doc-view-goto-page` in other buffer

I'm trying to control paging of a PDF file in doc-view mode. Say we have the following snippet (let ((origin-frame (window-frame))) (with-selected-frame (make-frame-command) (let ((pdf-buffer (...
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How to disable doc-view in AUCTex

I'm using Emacs 24.3.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 with AUCTex for LaTeX editing. The command C-c C-c allows me to easily compile the document with pdflatex. However, the second time I'm running C-c C-c, instead ...
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How to disable text mode when open pdf in emacs?

I installed pdf-tools, but each time I open the pdf it is using the fundamental view mode (I assume it is text mode). I wonder is there a way to automatically use the pdf-view-mode? Thanks.