Atril − The MATE Document Viewer
atril [OPTIONS...] [FILES...]
Atril is the
official Document Viewer of the MATE Desktop Environment, it
is a simple multi-page document viewer. It can display and
print PostScript (PS), Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), DJVU,
DVI, XPS and Portable Document Format (PDF) files.
When supported by the document, it also allows searching for text,
copying text to the clipboard, hypertext navigation, and
This manual page briefly documents the atril command.
Specifies the file to open when atril starts. If this is not specified, atril will start with a blank window and you may open a file from the menu or by using the shortcut CTRL+O. Multiple files can be loaded if they are separated by spaces. atril also supports handling of remote files.
Here you can specify a page label, this page will be selected in the document if it exists.
Here you can specify a page number, this page will be selected in the document if it exists.
Start atril in fullscreen mode. You must specify a document to start in fullscreen mode.
Start atril in presentation mode. You must specify a document to start in presentation mode.
Start atril in preview mode. You must specify a document to start in preview mode.
X display to use.
Output version information and exit.
−?, −h, −−help
Print standard command line options.
Print all command line options.
This program also accepts the standard GTK options.
atril −−preview ~/Desktop/stuff.ps
Open stuff.ps from the current users desktop, in preview mode.
atril −i 2 −s ./document.pdf
Open document.pdf from the current working directory, on page 2 in presentation mode.
encounter any bugs, they may be reported at:
Page has been written for the MATE Desktop Environment
Adam Erdman <[email protected]> (2014)
documentation can be found from the "Help" menu,
or by pressing the F1 key.
Further information may also be available at: http://wiki.mate-desktop.org/docs