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Here's a solution that uses LaTeX to generate the PDF. If you have long-form text in the Markdown files and would like to optimize for typographic readability (and I suspect you do), LaTeX tends to do a much better job compared to HTML engines. It uses pandoc as an intermediary between Markdown and LaTeX, and also produces the PDF for you. Main script ...


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You could use PhantomJS. It's not as straight forward as WKPDF for PDF generation since it has a wider range of features, but works fine.


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You can do this with Markdown.pl and htmldoc(1), both of which can be installed with Homebrew. The basic flow for making a PDF is: markdown foo.markdown | htmldoc --no-toc --no-title -f foo.pdf - As for your filename-per-page, you coul incorporate echo to add it as an HTML element: echo $(markdown foo.markdown) "<p>foo</p>" | htmldoc ...


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I have not used WKPDF, but its author suggests a method by which it can be made to work in Yosemite: https://github.com/plessl/wkpdf/wiki/How-to-install-on-MacOS-10.10-Yosemite


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Thought I'd share this comment, since I believe this is the case. I am on a new MBP with HD Intel 4000 and I get the a strong blur on scroll. Doesn't matter if it's Safari or Activity Monitor. However, on iMac with Radeon 6970 the blur is much less noticeable. "I've seen this type of effect on a number of systems and hardware. I think what the software does ...


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As of iTunes 12.0.1, the "Books" section of the iTunes library seems to be missing, making this already tedious process even worse. Here are the highlights of the situation: PDFs in iBooks (typically added on the device via the "open in iBooks" functionality) are not backed up in your iTunes/iCloud backups. Syncing only transfers PDFs in the books category ...


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As limited as it is, but just for annotations, Adobe Reader for iDevices does support most (if not all) annotation types. Other PDF viewers support annotations as well, and if you want to have more functionality, particularly when it comes to PDF forms, you might look at PDFExpert by Readdle.


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I have found a solution to this problem: replacing Yosemite's PDFKit with Mavericks' PDFKit. As simple as that. I replaced the contents of /System/Library/Frameworks/Quartz.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/PDFKit.framework/Versions/A and everything is working fine now. For those who don't have a copy of Mavericks from where you can take the PDFKit files, I ...


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This might just be personal preference, but when I am working with multiple PDFs in Preview, I generally have them open in separate windows. Say you have three PDFs open, each in their own Preview window. Then you can use cmd~ to switch between active windows. Since they are all open in their own window, you will never lose your place in any of the ...


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AFAIK only with a work-around: add a bookmark with cmdD in your currently visible PDF choose another PDF read a bit and add a second bookmark there switch to bookmark view with altcmd5 choose the bookmark of your first PDF in the sidebar You may delete the bookmark using the context menu


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You don't even have to buy Hazel - just create an auto-running Automator script that puts files in a specified folder that were downloaded from the specified website/s.


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For that kind of things I use Hazel (29$). I have a very easy way to filter PDF contents based on rules. The above image contains a rule that I use to organise my invoices. Hazel keeps watching a folder, and treat every new file there based on your defined rules.


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Without seeing one of the files it is difficult to give specific advice. I would try an Automator workflow. There is a PDF library which can perform many actions e.g. Extract metadata from PDF documents, Extract text from PDF documents


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The camera capture method works just fine, so long as you get the basics right. Write your signature in black on a sheet of clean white paper. Take your MacBook, camera etc over to the window, facing inwards. Hold paper, now in daylight, to camera. Done. If the lighting is bad, the result will be bad.


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sadly the only ways to add a signature in Preview, is by using the two different ways you mentioned. You could type your name in pages, print it out and use the camera.


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There seems to be no way to make Preview.app do this, but Skim offers this feature. On my system, using pdflatex, Skim will 'jerk' for a split second as it reloads, but it does return to the right position on the current page.


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I have the same habit of selecting text as I'm reading. If I change anything by accident (I also tend to shuffle pages) I just push Cmd-Z and the page status goes from Edited back to Normal. I just tested this with a file in Dropbox and it didn't fire (i.e. it’s not saving the document if you undo before closing the window). Not perfect, but it works for ...


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This could be a symptom of a corrupted Spotlight index. You can rebuild your Spotlight index using Apple's instructions: http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201716 Just realize that it can take a while to rebuild depending on how many files you have on your hard drive(s).


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(1) Ready Alfred to accept a terminal command. Per this support document, the standard method is to type > and then the terminal command. Similarly, in LaunchBar the action is built into the basic index, too, and one can initiate it with term or similar. (2) Type texdoc PackageName where PackageName is the LaTeX package you're looking for the ...


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If you're a Powerpack user, I'd suggest creating a file filter. Follow the steps in the tutorial below, but drag in a LaTeX file instead to tell your filter which file types to include. You can include as many file types as you need. http://blog.alfredapp.com/2014/04/24/tutorial-creating-an-alfred-workflow-without-a-single-line-of-code/ If you're not a ...


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They have already updated the version and not it supports Retina displays.


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You can change the background color in Skim (a popular and lightweight app for viewing, highlighting, annotating, and editing PDFs). Open up your document in Skim, then open up the (Apple) Script Editor (search script in the spotlight search), paste the following script in there and run it: tell application "Skim" set theColor to choose color set ...


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I found a simple way to transfer PDFs from iBooks to any other app you have on your iDevice... However, you must be jailbroken for this to work. Here's how: In Cydia, download and install PDF Printer (it's in the BigBoss repo) (Note: your iDevice will respring once PDF Printer is installed) Open iBooks and open the PDF file you want to transfer. In ...


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This is currently not possible for apps such as Preview which use a different scroll view. You can provide feedback to Apple here: http://apple.com/feedback/macosx.html


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I've had this happen to me when the PDF itself was corrupt. Just plain "weird" behavior including what you've just described - the download beginning, nothing happening, the actual file eventually showing up and being unopenable. Some things to try, in no particular order: Check the file size - it's possible you really did download a 0 byte PDF. What ...



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