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3## 15.4 Document Viewers \r
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5Some new document formats have recently gained popularity. The standard viewers they require may not be available in the base system. We will see how to install them in this section.\r
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7This section covers these applications:\r
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9[[!table data="""
10| Application Name | Resources Needed | Installation from Ports | Major Dependencies
11 **Acrobat Reader®** | light | light | Linux Binary Compatibility
12 **gv** | light | light | ***'Xaw3d***'
13 **Xpdf** | light | light | **FreeType**
14 **GQview** | light | light | **Gtk+** or **GNOME** |\r
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16### 15.4.1 Acrobat Reader® \r
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18Many documents are now distributed as PDF files, which stands for ***Portable Document Format***. One of the recommended viewers for these types of files is **Acrobat Reader** , released by Adobe for Linux. As DragonFly can run Linux binaries, it is also available for DragonFly.\r
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20To install the **Acrobat Reader 5** package, do:\r
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23 # pkg_add acroread5\r
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29 # cd /usr/ports/print/acroread5\r
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33 **Note:** **Acrobat Reader** is available in several different versions. At this time of writing, there are: [`print/acroread`](http://pkgsrc.se/print/acroread) (version 3.0.2), [`print/acroread4`](http://pkgsrc.se/print/acroread4) (version 4.0.5), and [`print/acroread5`](http://pkgsrc.se/print/acroread5) (version 5.0.6). They may not all have been packaged for your version of DragonFly. The ports collection will always contain the latest versions.\r
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35### 15.4.2 gv \r
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37 **gv** is a PostScript® and PDF viewer. It is originally based on **ghostview** but it has a nicer look thanks to the ***'Xaw3d ** library. It is fast and its interface is clean.** gv***' has many features like orientation, paper size, scale, or antialias. Almost any operation can be done either from the keyboard or the mouse.\r
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52### 15.4.3 Xpdf \r
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54If you want a small DragonFly PDF viewer, **Xpdf** is a light-weight and efficient viewer. It requires very few resources and is very stable. It uses the standard X fonts and does not require **Motif®** or any other X toolkit.\r
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56To install the **Xpdf** package, issue this command:\r
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69Once the installation is complete, you can launch **Xpdf** and use the right mouse button to activate the menu.\r
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71### 15.4.4 GQview \r
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73 **GQview** is an image manager. You can view a file with a single click, launch an external editor, get thumbnail previews, and much more. It also features a slideshow mode and some basic file operations. You can manage image collections and easily find duplicates. **GQview** can do full screen viewing and supports internationalization.\r
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75If you want to install the **GQview** package, do:\r
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