PDF tools in emacs
After so many years' searching, I finally find a perfect pdf viewer in linux. The "perfect" I mean:
|edit ( change, delete)|
What I found is pdf-tools mode of emacs. Yes, emacs saves me again! :-)
pdf-tools is an alternative to DocView mode to view and edit pdf file in emacs. As long as I tried, it is really fast (if you have ever used DocView to open pdf file in emacs, you will definitely agree with me about "fast"), however the more important function of pdf-tools is that it can annotate pdf file!
I memo installation steps as below, for detailed usage of pdf-tools, go check https://github.com/politza/pdf-tools.
find "pdf-tools", install it
install dependencies, take debian as example
$ sudo aptitude install libpng-dev libz-dev libpoppler-glib-dev libpoppler-private-dev
- open emacs, M-x pdf-tools-install, follow the instructions to finish pdf-tools server installation
open ~/.emacs(.el), add
at the end of the file
NOTE: pdf-tools can run in server mode, you can start a emacs daemon and use pdf-tools in client emacs. Very cool.