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By arpruss, Senior Member on 26th July 2011, 05:49 PM
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I needed a PDF viewer for my own purposes, and the closest I could find was Maciej's PDF Viewer (=apv) app on the market. It was open source, and so I made a bunch of changes that I wanted or needed. Anyway, I now have a pre-release for version 0.3.0, which include a bunch of enhancements since Maciej's 0.2.9 release.

Here it is.

New features:
- speed optimizations
- page number display
- options including: full screen, reverse video, various tweaks, page with volume keys
- overhauled file selection: added icons for directories, added home directory option
- better font rendering
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27th July 2011, 04:43 PM |#2  
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Now I posted pre-release 0.3.0 pre 2. Includes a monochrome feature to save memory and a zoom-to-width feature which I think people will find handy.
5th August 2011, 11:48 PM |#3  
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Sounds like you know what your doing. Not had a chance to test your app yet, but does it have the functionality to add bookmarks and highlight text?
6th August 2011, 01:37 AM |#4  
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Gonna try it out now, thanks!
6th August 2011, 01:56 AM |#5  
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No, there is no annotation, sorry. Just reading.
6th August 2011, 02:38 AM |#6  
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Its really nice with open source alternatives. Im gonna try it out.
6th August 2011, 04:05 AM |#7  
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I think i will love this. thanks bud
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I haven't tried it yet but it would be great if you could add zoom to a fixed percentage
the reason I want that is some pdfs have huge fonts for the page numbering and while technically fit to width is working, there's still a fair amount of room on the sides. Obviously this should be sticky. A bonus would be it would remember the setting by filename
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Works good, one option I'd love to get is fixed scrolling like with browsers
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sark666

I haven't tried it yet but it would be great if you could add zoom to a fixed percentage
the reason I want that is some pdfs have huge fonts for the page numbering and while technically fit to width is working, there's still a fair amount of room on the sides. Obviously this should be sticky. A bonus would be it would remember the setting by filename

Zoom settings are indeed remembered by filename.

You can also adjust how much the zoom buttons zoom by. If you set that to 5% or 10%, you can do zoom-to-width and then press the zoom button once or twice.

Eventually, I'd like it to detect the real edges of the text.
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