[texworks] Page navigation using arrow keys
markyag at gmail.com
Tue May 9 05:42:31 CEST 2017
No, that does not seem to preserve scroll position.
On Mon, May 8, 2017 at 4:20 PM, Joan Solà <jsola at iri.upc.edu> wrote:
> Hi Alain. I will try tomorrow when in front of my Linux machine. Thanks!
> On 08 May 2017, at 21:44, Alain Delmotte <alain.delmotte at leliseron.org>
> Could you try Ctrl+PageUp or Ctrl+PageDown?
> Does this help?
> Le 8/05/2017 à 17:09, Joan Solà a écrit :
> I have been using TexShop for ages, and this was my reason to use TexWorks
> when I needed a Tex editor for Linux. Then, I have been using TexWorks for
> about 4 years now.
> Until today, I have been using version 4.5. Today I updated to 6.2.
> I wonder where did this functionality go: in Texshop and earlier Texworks,
> I could position the page of the previewer at mid height in the window.
> Then, clicking left or right arrow keys, I could switch to the previous /
> next page, without losing the vertical position of my page. This way, I
> could zoom the page in, leaving top and bottom page margins out of the
> window, and still navigate across pages. The goal was to have all the text
> visible on the screen, but not the top and bottom margins, so that
> everything appeared significantly larger.
> Honestly, this was one of the coolest features of texworks. When you have
> a small screen (i.e. when you are working on your laptop), it is a life
> saver, since displaying PDF pages showing top and/or bottom margins means
> that the page needs to be too small to fit in the screen. In other words:
> showing the margins implies a poor use of the screen surface.
> With the new version, I cannot do so. I can only do "next page" or
> "previous page" (even if attributed to the arrow keys), but when I do so,
> the appearing page is either at the top or the bottom of the window,
> meaning that either the full top margin is visible and I cannot see the
> lower text of my page, or the other way around.
> Obviously, scrolling the page up/down after having switched pages is not
> the option I am looking for.
> Is there any possibility to bring this feature back to life? It seems
> easy: on left/right arrow key, do:
> - remember vertical position
> - switch to previous/next page
> - reposition vertically the result according to the remembered setting
> Actually, and since we're already talking about this, this navigation
> feature could be improved even further, by also allowing the PDF window to
> skip left/right margins. Now, if the pdf page does not fit the window
> horizontally, then left/right arrows move the page horizontaly. My
> suggestion is that left/right arrows should only be used for page
> navigation, not for page repositioning, and that this navigation should
> remember horizontal and vertical position settings.
> Thank you very much,
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