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okular - a universal document viewer

okular [Okular options] [URL]

okular is aimed to show documents in different formats.

-p, --page number

Open a page with a given number in the document.


Start the document in presentation mode.


Start with print dialog.


Start with print dialog and exit after printing.


Unique instance control.


Allows to prevent Okular window raising after the start.

--find string

Tries to find and highlight a given string in the document. Only works if just one document is given as an argument of the okular command.

--editor-cmd string

Sets the external editor command. You cannot set the editor command in an already running Okular instance. Please note that --unique is not supported when setting the editor command at the commandline.


An address of the document to be opened. For PDF, can be given as document_name#named_destination where named_destination is a particular named destination embedded in the document.

On IRC, irc.libera.chat #okular or via email, okular-devel@kde.org or on the web, https://okular.kde.org/.

More detailed user documentation is available from help:/okular (either enter this URL into Konqueror, or run khelpcenter help:/okular).
There is also further information available at https://okular.kde.org/

Copyright (c) 2002 Wilco Greven, Christophe Devriese

Copyright (c) 2004-2005 Enrico Ros

Copyright (c) 2005 Piotr Szymanski

Copyright (c) 2004-2012 Albert Astals Cid

Copyright (c) 2006-2009 Pino Toscano

License: GNU General Public Version 2 https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html

Yuri Chornoivan <yurchor@ukr.net>

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2022-02-19 KDE Gear Okular 22.04