[texworks] Wishlist for pdf previewer

BPJ bpj at melroch.se
Sat Sep 24 15:27:37 CEST 2011

On 2011-09-22 17:58, Stefan Löffler wrote:
> Hi all,
> as you may or may not know, Charlie and I are currently working on an
> overhaul (you could also call it replacement) of the current pdf viewer.
> This means now is the perfect time to tell us what you would like to see
> changed in the pdf viewer, so we can see what we can do to implement them.
> There are a few things that you don't need to bring up, however:
>   - multipage/continuous view - that is up and running already
>   - text selection - that is on our wishlist, but due to implementation
> details in poppler not too easy to achieve. If we have the time, we
> might look into how evince/okular/other poppler-based programs do it,
> but it's unlikely that this makes it into the first version that we
> bring to Tw
>   - printing - this is highly platform dependent and independent of the
> core pdf previewer code (which only deals with displaying things on the
> screen), so not the primary target right now
> Alright, so let's all work together to improve the pdf previewer.
> Cheers,
> Stefan

- A setting so that the magnifying glass zooms in rather than
just magnifies a small area. I typically want to see more than
just a few characters magnified.

- That magnifying glass with shift pressed zooms out when
said setting is true.


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