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NAME

       xpdf - Portable Document Format (PDF) file viewer for X (version 3.02)

SYNOPSIS

       xpdf [options] [PDF-file [page | +dest]]

       zxpdf [options] [PDF-file [page | +dest]]

DESCRIPTION

       Xpdf  is a viewer for Portable Document Format (PDF) files.  (These are
       also sometimes also called ’Acrobat’ files, from the  name  of  Adobe’s
       PDF  software.)   Xpdf runs under the X Window System on UNIX, VMS, and
       OS/2.

       To run xpdf, simply type:

              xpdf file.pdf

       where file.pdf is your PDF file.  The file name can be  followed  by  a
       number specifying the page which should be displayed first, e.g.:

              xpdf file.pdf 18

       You  can  also  give a named destination, prefixed with ’+’ in place of
       the page number.  (This is only useful  with  PDF  files  that  provide
       named destination targets.)

       You can also start xpdf without opening any files:

              xpdf

       Compressed files (gz and bz2) may be viewed using the command:

              zxpdf file.pdf.gz

CONFIGURATION FILE

       Xpdf reads a configuration file at startup.  It first tries to find the
       user’s private config file, ~/.xpdfrc.  If that doesn’t exist, it looks
       for a system-wide config file, /etc/xpdf/xpdfrc.  See the xpdfrc(5) man
       page for details.

OPTIONS

       Many of the following  options  can  be  set  with  configuration  file
       commands  or X resources.  These are listed in square brackets with the
       description of the corresponding command line option.

       -g geometry
              Set the initial window geometry.  (-geometry is equivalent.)  [X
              resource: xpdf.geometry]

       -title title
              Set  the  window  title.   By  default, the title will be "xpdf:
              foo.pdf".  [X resource: xpdf.title]

       -cmap  Install a  private  colormap.   This  is  ignored  on  TrueColor
              visuals.  [X resource: xpdf.installCmap]

       -rgb number
              Set the size of largest RGB cube xpdf will try to allocate.  The
              default is 5 (for a 5x5x5 cube); set  to  a  smaller  number  to
              conserve  color  table  entries.   This  is ignored with private
              colormaps   and   on   TrueColor    visuals.     [X    resource:
              xpdf.rgbCubeSize]

       -rv    Set  reverse video mode.  This reverses the colors of everything
              except images.  It may not always produce great results for  PDF
              files  which  do  weird things with color.  This also causes the
              paper   color   to   default    to    black.     [X    resource:
              xpdf.reverseVideo]

       -papercolor color
              Set the "paper color", i.e., the background of the page display.
              This will not work too well with PDF files that do  things  like
              filling in white behind the text.  [X resource: xpdf.paperColor]

       -mattecolor color
              Set the matte color, i.e., the color used for background outside
              the   actual   page   area.    (There  is  a  separate  setting,
              xpdf.fullScreenMatteColor, for full-screen mode.)  [X  resource:
              xpdf.matteColor]

       -z zoom
              Set  the  initial  zoom  factor.   A  number  specifies  a  zoom
              percentage, where 100  means  72  dpi.   You  may  also  specify
              ´page’,  to fit the page to the window size, ´width’, to fit the
              page width to the window width, or ´height’,  to  fit  the  page
              height  to  the  window height.  [config file: initialZoom; or X
              resource: xpdf.initialZoom]

       -cont  Start in continuous view mode, i.e., with  one  vertical  scroll
              bar for the whole document.  [config file: continuousView]

       -t1lib yes | no
              Enable  or  disable  t1lib  (a  Type  1  font rasterizer).  This
              defaults to "yes".  [config file: enableT1lib]

       -freetype yes | no
              Enable  or  disable  FreeType  (a  TrueType  /   Type   1   font
              rasterizer).    This   defaults   to   "yes".    [config   file:
              enableFreeType]

       -aa yes | no
              Enable or disable font anti-aliasing.  This defaults  to  "yes".
              [config file: antialias]

       -aaVector yes | no
              Enable or disable vector anti-aliasing.  This defaults to "yes".
              [config file: vectorAntialias]

       -ps PS-file
              Set the default file name for PostScript output (i.e., the  name
              which will appear in the print dialog).  This can also be of the
              form ’|command’  to  pipe  the  PostScript  through  a  command.
              [config file: psFile]

       -paper size
              Set  the  paper size to one of "letter", "legal", "A4", or "A3".
              This can also be set to "match", which will set the  paper  size
              to  match  the  size  specified  in the PDF file.  [config file:
              psPaperSize]

       -paperw size
              Set the paper width, in points.  [config file: psPaperSize]

       -paperh size
              Set the paper height, in points.  [config file: psPaperSize]

       -level1
              Generate Level 1 PostScript.   The  resulting  PostScript  files
              will  be significantly larger (if they contain images), but will
              print on Level 1 printers.  This also  converts  all  images  to
              black and white.  [config file: psLevel]

       -enc encoding-name
              Sets  the  encoding  to  use for text output.  The encoding-name
              must be defined with the  unicodeMap  command  (see  xpdfrc(5)).
              This  defaults  to  "Latin1"  (which  is  a  built-in encoding).
              [config file: textEncoding]

       -eol unix | dos | mac
              Sets the end-of-line convention to use for text output.  [config
              file: textEOL]

       -opw password
              Specify  the  owner  password  for the PDF file.  Providing this
              will bypass all security restrictions.

       -upw password
              Specify the user password for the PDF file.

       -fullscreen
              Open xpdf in full-screen mode, useful for presentations.

       -remote name
              Start/contact xpdf remote server with specified  name  (see  the
              REMOTE SERVER MODE section below).

       -exec command
              Execute  a  command  (see the COMMANDS section below) in an xpdf
              remote server window (with -remote only).

       -reload
              Reload xpdf remote server window (with -remote only).

       -raise Raise xpdf remote server window (with -remote only).

       -quit  Kill xpdf remote server (with -remote only).

       -cmd   Print commands  as  they’re  executed  (useful  for  debugging).
              [config file: printCommands]

       -q     Don’t print any messages or errors.  [config file: errQuiet]

       -cfg config-file
              Read config-file in place of ~/.xpdfrc or the system-wide config
              file.

       -v     Print copyright and version information.

       -h     Print usage information.  (-help and --help are equivalent.)

       Several other standard X options and resources will work as expected:

       -display display
              [X resource: xpdf.display]

       -fg color
              (-foreground is equivalent.)  [X resource: xpdf*Foreground]

       -bg color
              (-background is equivalent.)  [X resource: xpdf*Background]

       -font font
              (-fn is equivalent.)  [X resource: xpdf*fontList]

       The color and font options only affect the user interface elements, not
       the PDF display (the ’paper’).

       The following X resources do not have command line option equivalents:

       xpdf.toolTipEnable
              Enables (if set to true) or disables (if set to false) the tool-
              tips on the toolbar buttons.

       xpdf.fullScreenMatteColor
              Sets the matte color  to  be  used  in  full-screen  mode.   The
              default setting is "black".

CONTROLS

   On-screen controls, at the bottom of the xpdf window
       left/right arrow buttons
              Move to the previous/next page.

       double left/right arrow buttons
              Move backward or forward by ten pages.

       dashed left/right arrow buttons
              Move backward or forward along the history path.

       ’Pageentry box
              Move  to  a  specific page number.  Click in the box to activate
              it, type the page number, then hit return.

       zoom popup menu
              Change the zoom factor (see the description  of  the  -z  option
              above).

       binoculars button
              Find a text string.

       print button
              Bring  up a dialog for generating a PostScript file.  The dialog
              has options to set the pages to be printed  and  the  PostScript
              file name.  The file name can be ’-’ for stdout or ’|command’ to
              pipe the PostScript through a command, e.g., ’|lpr’.

       ’?button
              Bring up the ’about xpdf’ window.

       link info
              The space between the ’?’ and ’Quit’ buttons is used to show the
              URL or external file name when the mouse is over a link.

       ’Quitbutton
              Quit xpdf.

   Menu
       Pressing  the  right  mouse  button  will  post  a  popup menu with the
       following commands:

       Open...
              Open a new PDF file via a file requester.

       Open in new window...
              Create a new  window  and  open  a  new  PDF  file  via  a  file
              requester.

       Reload Reload  the  current  PDF  file.  Note that Xpdf will reload the
              file automatically (on a  page  change  or  redraw)  if  it  has
              changed since it was last loaded.

       Save as...
              Save the current file via a file requester.

       Continuous view
              Toggles between single page and continuous view modes.

       Rotate counterclockwise
              Rotate the page 90 degrees counterclockwise.

       Rotate clockwise
              Rotate  the  page 90 degrees clockwise.  The two rotate commands
              are intended primarily for PDF files where  the  rotation  isn’t
              correctly specified in the file.

       Zoom to selection
              Zoom in to the currently selected rectangle.

       Close  Close  the current window.  If this is the only open window, the
              document is closed, but the window is left open (i.e., this menu
              command won’t quit xpdf).

       Quit   Quit xpdf.

   Outline
       If  the  PDF  contains an outline (a.k.a., bookmarks), there will be an
       outline pane on the left side of the window.  The width of the  outline
       pane  is  adjustable  with  a  vertical split bar via the knob near its
       bottom end.

   Text selection
       Dragging the mouse with the left button held  down  will  highlight  an
       arbitrary  rectangle.  Any text inside this rectangle will be copied to
       the X selection buffer.

   Links
       Clicking on a hyperlink will jump to the link’s destination.  A link to
       another  PDF  document  will  make xpdf load that document.  A ’launch’
       link to an executable program will display a dialog, and if  you  click
       ’ok’, execute the program.  URL links call an external command (see the
       WEB BROWSERS section below).

   Panning
       Dragging the mouse with the middle button held down pans the window.

   Key bindings
       o      Open a new PDF file via a file requester.

       r      Reload the current PDF file.  Note that  Xpdf  will  reload  the
              file  automatically  (on  a  page  change  or  redraw) if it has
              changed since it was last loaded.

       control-L
              Redraw the current page.

       control-W
              Close the current window.

       f or control-F
              Find a text string.

       control-G
              Find next occurrence.

       control-P
              Print.

       n      Move to the next page.  Scrolls to the top of the  page,  unless
              scroll lock is turned on.

       p      Move  to  the  previous  page.   Scrolls to the top of the page,
              unless scroll lock is turned on.

       <Space> or <PageDown> or <Next>
              Scroll down on the current page; if already at bottom,  move  to
              next page.

       <Backspace> or <Delete> or <PageUp> or <Previous>
              Scroll  up  on  the  current  page;  if  already at top, move to
              previous page.

       v      Move forward along the history path.

       b      Move backward along the history path.

       <Home> Scroll to top of current page.

       <End>  Scroll to bottom of current page.

       control-<Home>
              Scroll to first page of document.

       control-<End>
              Scroll to last page of document.

       arrows Scroll the current page.

       g      Activate the page number text field ("goto page").

       0      Set the zoom factor to 125%.

       +      Zoom in (increment the zoom factor by 1).

       -      Zoom out (decrement the zoom factor by 1).

       z      Set the zoom factor to ’page’ (fit page to window).

       w      Set the zoom factor to ’width’ (fit page width to window).

       h      Set the zoom factor to ’height’ (fit page height to window).

       alt-F  Toggle full-screen mode.

       q      Quit xpdf.

WEB BROWSERS

       If you want to run xpdf automatically  from  netscape  or  mosaic  (and
       probably  other  browsers)  when you click on a link to a PDF file, you
       need to edit (or create) the files .mime.types  and  .mailcap  in  your
       home directory.  In .mime.types add the line:

              application/pdf pdf

       In .mailcap add the lines:

              # Use xpdf to view PDF files.
              application/pdf; xpdf -q %s

       Make sure that xpdf is on your executable search path.

       When  you  click  on  a  URL  link in a PDF file, xpdf will execute the
       command specified by the urlCommand config file  option,  replacing  an
       occurrence  of  ’%s’  with the URL.  For example, to call netscape with
       the URL, add this line to your config file:

              urlCommand "netscape -remote ’openURL(%s)’"

COMMANDS

       Xpdf’s key and mouse bindings are user-configurable, using the bind and
       unbind  options  in  the config file (see xpdfrc(5)).  The bind command
       allows you to bind a key or mouse button to a sequence of one  or  more
       commands.

   Available Commands
       The following commands are supported:

       gotoPage(page)
              Go to the specified page.

       gotoPageNoScroll(page)
              Go  to  the  specified  page,  with  the current relative scroll
              position.

       gotoDest(dest)
              Go to a named destination.

       gotoLastPage
              Go to the last page in the PDF file.

       gotoLastPageNoScroll
              Go to the last page in the PDF file, with the  current  relative
              scroll position.

       nextPage
              Go to the next page.

       nextPageNoScroll
              Go  to the next page, with the current relative scroll position.

       prevPage
              Go to the previous page.

       prevPageNoScroll
              Go to the  previous  page,  with  the  current  relative  scroll
              position.

       pageUp Scroll up by one screenful.

       pageDown
              Scroll down by one screenful.

       scrollLeft(n)
              Scroll left by n pixels.

       scrollRight(n)
              Scroll right by n pixels.

       scrollUp(n)
              Scroll up by n pixels.

       scrollDown(n)
              Scroll down by n pixels.

       scrollUpPrevPage(n)
              Scroll   up  by  n  pixels,  moving  to  the  previous  page  if
              appropriate.

       scrollDownPrevPage(n)
              Scroll down by n pixels, moving to the next page if appropriate.

       scrollToTopEdge
              Scroll  to  the top edge of the current page, with no horizontal
              movement.

       scrollToBottomEdge
              Scroll  to  the  bottom  edge  of  the  current  page,  with  no
              horizontal movement.

       scrollToLeftEdge
              Scroll  to  the  left edge of the current page, with no vertical
              movement.

       scrollToRightEdge
              Scroll to the right edge of the current page, with  no  vertical
              movement.

       scrollToTopLeft
              Scroll to the top-left corner of the current page.

       scrollToBottomRight
              Scroll to the bottom-right corner of the current page.

       goForward
              Move forward along the history path.

       goBackward
              Move backward along the history path.

       zoomPercent(z)
              Set the zoom factor to z%.

       zoomFitPage
              Set the zoom factor to fit-page.

       zoomFitWidth
              Set the zoom factor to fit-width.

       zoomFitHeight
              Set the zoom factor to fit-height.

       zoomIn Zoom in - go to the next higher zoom factor.

       zoomOut
              Zoom out - go the next lower zoom factor.

       continuousMode
              Go to continuous view mode.

       singlePageMode
              Go to single-page view mode.

       toggleContinuousMode
              Toggle between continuous and single page view modes.

       fullScreenMode
              Go to full-screen mode.

       windowMode
              Go to window (non-full-screen) mode.

       toggleFullScreenMode
              Toggle between full-screen and window modes.

       open   Open a PDF file in this window, using the open dialog.

       openInNewWin
              Open a PDF file in a new window, using the open dialog.

       openFile(file)
              Open a specified PDF file in this window.

       openFileInNewWin(file)
              Open a specified PDF file in a new window.

       openFileAtDest(file,dest)
              Open  a  specified  PDF  file  in  this window and go to a named
              destination.

       openFileAtDestInNewWin(file,dest)
              Open a specified PDF file in a new window  and  go  to  a  named
              destination.

       reload Reload the current PDF file.

       redraw Redraw the window.

       raise  Raise the window to the front.

       closeWindow
              Close the window.

       run(external-command-string)
              Run  an  external command.  The following escapes are allowed in
              the command string:

                  %f => PDF file name (or an empty string if no
                        file is open)
                  %b => PDF file base name, i.e., file name minus
                        the extension (or an empty string if no
                        file is open)
                  %u => link URL (or an empty string if not over
                        a URL link)
                  %x => selection upper-left x coordinate
                        (or 0 if there is no selection)
                  %y => selection upper-left y coordinate
                        (or 0 if there is no selection)
                  %X => selection lower-right x coordinate
                        (or 0 if there is no selection)
                  %Y => selection lower-right y coordinate
                        (or 0 if there is no selection)
                  %% => %

       openOutline
              Open the outline pane.

       closeOutline
              Close the outline pane.

       toggleOutline
              Toggle the outline pane between open and closed.

       scrollOutlineDown(n)
              Scroll the outline down by n increments.

       scrollOutlineUp(n)
              Scroll the outline up by n increments.

       focusToDocWin
              Set the keyboard focus to the main document window.

       focusToPageNum
              Set the keyboard focus to the page number text box.

       find   Open the ’find’ dialog.

       findNext
              Finds the next occurrence of the search string (no dialog).

       print  Open the ’print’ dialog.

       about  Open the ’about’ dialog.

       quit   Quit from xpdf.

       The following commands depend on the current mouse position:

       startSelection
              Start a selection, which will be extended as the mouse moves.

       endSelection
              End a selection.

       startPan
              Start a pan, which will scroll the document as the mouse moves

       endPan End a pan.

       postPopupMenu
              Display the popup menu.

       followLink
              Follow a hyperlink (does nothing if the  mouse  is  not  over  a
              link).

       followLinkInNewWin
              Follow  a  hyperlink,  opening  PDF  files in a new window (does
              nothing if the mouse is not over a link).  For links to  non-PDF
              files, this command is identical to followLink.

       followLinkNoSel
              Same  as  followLink,  but  does nothing if there is a non-empty
              selection.  (This is useful as a mouse button binding.)

       followLinkInNewWinNoSel
              Same as followLinkInNewWin, but does nothing if there is a  non-
              empty selection.  (This is useful as a mouse button binding.)

   Default Bindings
       The default mouse bindings are as follows:

           bind mousePress1    any         startSelection
           bind mouseRelease1  any         endSelection followLinkNoSel
           bind mousePress2    any         startPan
           bind mouseRelease2  any         endPan
           bind mousePress3    any         postPopupMenu
           bind mousePress4    any         scrollUpPrevPage(16)
           bind mousePress5    any         scrollDownNextPage(16)
           bind mousePress6    any         scrollLeft(16)
           bind mousePress7    any         scrollRight(16)

       The default key bindings are as follows:

           bind ctrl-home      any         gotoPage(1)
           bind home           any         scrollToTopLeft
           bind ctrl-end       any         gotoLastPage
           bind end            any         scrollToBottomRight
           bind pgup           any         pageUp
           bind backspace      any         pageUp
           bind delete         any         pageUp
           bind pgdn           any         pageDown
           bind space          any         pageDown
           bind left           any         scrollLeft(16)
           bind right          any         scrollRight(16)
           bind up             any         scrollUp(16)
           bind down           any         scrollDown(16)
           bind o              any         open
           bind O              any         open
           bind r              any         reload
           bind R              any         reload
           bind f              any         find
           bind F              any         find
           bind ctrl-f         any         find
           bind ctrl-g         any         findNext
           bind ctrl-p         any         print
           bind n              scrLockOff  nextPage
           bind N              scrLockOff  nextPage
           bind n              scrLockOn   nextPageNoScroll
           bind N              scrLockOn   nextPageNoScroll
           bind p              scrLockOff  prevPage
           bind P              scrLockOff  prevPage
           bind p              scrLockOn   prevPageNoScroll
           bind P              scrLockOn   prevPageNoScroll
           bind v              any         goForward
           bind b              any         goBackward
           bind g              any         focusToPageNum
           bind 0              any         zoomPercent(125)
           bind +              any         zoomIn
           bind -              any         zoomOut
           bind z              any         zoomFitPage
           bind w              any         zoomFitWidth
           bind h              any         zoomFitHeight
           bind alt-f          any         toggleFullScreenMode
           bind ctrl-l         any         redraw
           bind ctrl-w         any         closeWindow
           bind ?              any         about
           bind q              any         quit
           bind Q              any         quit

       Previous  versions  of  xpdf  included a "viKeys" X resource.  It is no
       longer available, but the following bindings are equivalent:

           bind h any scrollLeft(16)
           bind l any scrollRight(16)
           bind k any scrollUp(16)
           bind j any scrollDown(16)

REMOTE SERVER MODE

       Xpdf can be started in remote server mode by specifying a  server  name
       (in addition to the file name and page number).  For example:

              xpdf -remote myServer file.pdf

       If  there  is  currently  no  xpdf running in server mode with the name
       ’myServer’, a new xpdf window will be opened.  If another command:

              xpdf -remote myServer another.pdf 9

       is issued, a new copy of xpdf will not be started.  Instead, the  first
       xpdf  (the server) will load another.pdf and display page nine.  If the
       file name is the same:

              xpdf -remote myServer another.pdf 4

       the xpdf server will simply display the specified page.

       The -raise option tells the server to  raise  its  window;  it  can  be
       specified with or without a file name and page number.

       The -quit option tells the server to close its window and exit.

EXIT CODES

       The Xpdf tools use the following exit codes:

       0      No error.

       1      Error opening a PDF file.

       2      Error opening an output file.

       3      Error related to PDF permissions.

       99     Other error.

AUTHOR

       The  xpdf  software  and  documentation are copyright 1996-2007 Glyph &
       Cog, LLC.

SEE ALSO

       pdftops(1),   pdftotext(1),   pdfinfo(1),   pdffonts(1),   pdftoppm(1),
       pdfimages(1), xpdfrc(5)
       http://www.foolabs.com/xpdf/

                               27 February 2007                        xpdf(1)