If you click on [R], you can read, print and save the PDF document that you have typeset.
Acrobat Reader, if installed after the browser, will be run therein as a plug-in, as if the browser could display portable documents by itself, like it can render markup files. In plug-in mode, the Acrobat Reader menu is not visible. Its functions are accessible using the icon bar, but shortcuts work as well. For example, you can press [Ctrl+D] to see the document information or [Ctrl+Alt+F] for the font list.
If you do not get access to the PDF file here, click with the right mouse button on the link at the end of the typesetting log. In the context menu, select save target as to download and save the PDF, if GMS is running on a remote network computer.
If your browser does not start the reader plug-in though the preferences
are set correctly, you may have to copy
X.Y\reader\browser folder (Windows 32) to your browser’s
Acrobat Reader 3x for Windows 16 tends to crash
Acrobat Reader 4x for Linux sometimes mixes up red and blue color when changing pages. Resizing the document view may help. In print, this version defaults to fit the PDF document to US letter paper.
If you press [R], the PDF renderer is executed as an external program to let you read your document. On Linux, there are other applications besides Acrobat Reader that can do this, e.g. xpdf, Kpdf, ghostview, Kghostview, gv, and Kgv.
You can select another reader if you press [S] and [P]. The reader binary should be found
in the search path or in a sub-directory of
/myfolder/myfile.htm (Linux) or
Windows) to read the portable document. If the file
was opened or created before, it is sufficient to call
Alternatively, execute the command
Windows 16) or
x:\myfolder\myfile.htm (Windows 32).
In the command line and text mode interfaces, you have to quit Acrobat Reader by pressing [Ctrl+Q] respectively [Ctrl+W], before you can re-typeset your HTML source file; otherwise the reader may not update its display.