okular - Man Page

a universal document viewer

Examples (TL;DR)


okular [Okular options] [URL]


okular is aimed to show documents in different formats.

Okular Options

-p,  --page number

Open a given page 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

Find a string on the text.

--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/>.

See Also

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/


Yuri Chornoivan <yurchor@ukr.net>

Okular man page.

Referenced By


2022-02-19 KDE Gear Okular 22.04 Okular User's Manual