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Re: [O] orgmode & pdf-tools

From: AW
Subject: Re: [O] orgmode & pdf-tools
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 21:53:23 +0200
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. . .   A N D  openSUSE!

Links of the form [[./foo.pdf::3]] still are being opened on p. 1 instead of 
page 3. For description of my issue, see my report from April 3rd below. 

Me, being a user, I can't solve this. I'm on openSuse, current Tumbleweed. I 
managed to install PDF-Tools properly, after I found out that you need to 
install Cask before loading down the package via Melpa.

Those lines below from my .emacs work in other installations, as the 
maintainer of org-pdfview.el wrote. 

I build a short .emacs, only the necessary links and packages, to orgmode and 
PDF-Tools. No success. 


I tried but failed to find an error with edebug, but this seems way beyond my 

Am Sonntag, 3. April 2016, 12:19:33 CEST schrieb AW:
> Hi!
> Linux, Orgmode 8.3.4, org-file with many links. Recently I discovered pdf-
> tools, which can display PDFs inside Emacs, just like docview, but much
> faster.
> I'd like to
> 1. open via a given link from inside the org-file using C-c C-o
> 2. the PDF with pdf-tools
> 3. on a given page.
> Result: PDF is being opened, but always on p. 1 instead of e.g. page 5!
> .emacs:
> (eval-after-load 'org '(require 'org-pdfview))
> (delete '("\\.pdf\\'" . default) org-file-apps)
> (add-to-list 'org-file-apps '("\\.pdf\\'" . org-pdfview-open))
> (add-to-list 'org-file-apps '("\\.pdf::\\([[:digit:]]+\\)\\'" . org-pdfview-
> open))
> link in org-file:
> [[./localfile.pdf::5]]
> Same setup works under windows with other viewer. So probably there is an
> error in those lines above. Any hints? -- Thank you!
> Regards,
> Alexander

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