[texworks] Wishlist for pdf previewer
chuck at sharpsteen.net
Tue Nov 1 01:27:43 CET 2011
On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 5:17 PM, Reinhard Kotucha
<reinhard.kotucha at web.de>wrote:
> On 2011-10-31 at 20:35:04 +0100, Stefan Löffler wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On 2011-09-25 00:14, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > > First of all, I think that a multipage view is quite useful in order
> > > to check whether right-hand pages have odd numbers (or even numbers in
> > > Arabic or Hebrew documents), but I never understood what continuous
> > > view is good for. I find it rather anoying when PDF files turn it on.
> > I guess that depends on your way of work, and the files you're working
> > on. Personally, what I dislike about single page view is the abruptness
> > when I go from one page to the next. Of course this doesn't apply to
> > presentations.
> > But all in all, I guess it's a matter of taste, so both single page and
> > continuous modes should be supported.
> > > I agree on what Phil Taylor already said about marquee zoom. That's
> > > what I'm using in Adobe Reader quite frequently.
> > Marquee zoom has already been implemented and works quite well (up to
> > "insane" magnifications of several 10000%).
> Hi Stefan,
> with rev. 943 I get at most 800%. Is there anything I have to
> > > * A frame should be drawn around the magnifying glass. I discussed
> > > this with Jonathan already in The Hague but he had not enough time
> > > to implement it himself.
> > This is implemented.
> I don't see it here. Hmmm. I ran
> svn up
> make distclean
These features only exist in the viewer prototype which is bouncing between
two branches on GitHub:
The prototype is just a simple PDF viewer application without any
TeX-related features. We will probably migrate the new code into the SVN
tree sometime in the next few months---all that really remains to be done
on this iteration is bugfixes and code cleanup.
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