html and postscript viewer

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Mar 30 18:14:42 PDT 2016

On Mar 30, 2016, at 8:11 PM, Mark Brethen wrote:

> Culculix CGX is setting a default html (firefox) and postscript (gv) viewer. For mac users, they recommend changing ‘gv’ to ‘preview’ but give no recommendation for a browser. I thought I’d ask here whether to keep it firefox or change it to something else? Safari?

OS X lets the user specify their preferred browser. This setting can be changed in Safari's preferences window. You should respect that preference.

How does Culculix CGX invoke the web browser? If it does so by running a command (such as "firefox" on other platforms), then you can use my openbrowser port and the openbrowser command it provides to accomplish that.

If they run a command to invoke a the PostScript viewer, then you would probably use "open -a" to open Preview.

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