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PDF Reader and Note-taker for OS X

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  • sdsmpie
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    Better then build in os x viewer, if only there was a night reading theme Needs one more thing that build in viewer is missing! The ability to change the background color of the paper to any RGB color one want's

    Posted 05/14/2014
  • holly2014
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    I on ask for one more FEATURE: Please add the option to HIGHLIGHT the text with several COLORS! Instead of having that one sign only, every user should be able to add different colors of markers - like in realy life ;) This would make my life so much easier and totally unnecessary to print documents anymore! Thanks in advance! Your making a great job!

    Posted 02/27/2014
  • poisonn00
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    I now am using Emacs with Skim viewer for TeX editing. As I said before, there is an annoying bug or lack of function in Skim viewer; "forward search" with emacs is not good. I always have a fixed window size for Skim viewer, and use "Zoom in" option in Skim, because there is much vaccum space in usual PDF file after texifying, so that, I need an appropriate font size and often try to fit manuscript to my fixed window size. But, whenever I use "forward search" with emacs, this keeping position in Skim is broken - I think that this is a lack of function in Skim. In contrast, for Xdvik, there is indeed such a function; the hotkey is "k" in Xdvik which stands for "Keep position". I strongly hope to add this function to Skim, too.

    Posted 01/03/2014
  • bartvoor
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    Skim is an excellent application, but it has a bug: every time I open a pdf, I get an empty window. Once I click in the window, or change the zoom (by clicking "+") the pdf itself appears.

    Posted 11/21/2013
  • hmoore66
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    Bug Report: Skim 1.4.6. Text note note using large Consolas 44 (or larger) font gets clipped

    Posted 11/14/2013
  • thomasfx10
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    Possible Bug: Upgraded to new OS - Maverick. When adding Text notes to PDF file the Text box does not let me update once added or if it does gets very large ... thxs

    Posted 10/25/2013
  • gmarcotavazzani
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    Bug report: Apple Mail pops up this message: "The application Skim can’t open “XXXXX.PDF”. Do you want to save the attachment or choose a different application to open it? By the way, why this site links to this page by clicking 'Bug Reports'?

    Posted 10/14/2013