Samuel Wales <samologist@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> I missed the first part of the thread and also don't seem to have
> doc-view, as I am on a mac and do not have emacs 23, but this is
> fantastic functionality.
Thanks, I hope emacs 23 is coming soon that you can enjoy this new
> Again, I am out of the loop, but wouldn't the normal way to be to have
> a variable that allows something like 'emacs-only, 'external-only,
> 'when-gui as options?
Maybe. But emacs currently does the same with pdf/ps/dvi files it does
with image files. If it can display them (x11 frame) then it does, else
it opens it in an editing mode. So at least it's consistent.
>> I think most of the time nobody wants to view a pdf/ps/dvi as plain
>> text. So my general advice would be: Use doc-view in X11 frames, but
> Except for the silent users who need plain text for accessibility
Sure! But I guess you don't feel discriminated cause you need to type
`C-c C-t' once to get the pure text contents, right? ;-)