[carbon-emacs:176] Re: [OS X TeX] Re: PDFViewer

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Thu May 17 21:05:05 EDT 2007

On May 17, 2007, at 07:32, Herbert Schulz wrote:

> On May 17, 2007, at 9:25 AM, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:
>> On May 17, 2007, at 00:20, Roussanka Loukanova wrote:
>>> Like Chris, I also am not satisfied with inability to bind simple  
>>> keys (e.g., the arrows) to "previous" and "next" page. Using the  
>>> icons, or the combination Cmd+LeftArrow; Cmd+RightArrow, is no so  
>>> efficient.
>> As far as I know, this is the way Apple thinks it should be, since  
>> System Preferences requires you to use a modifier key when you  
>> assign custom shortcuts.  If you look at the menus of any  
>> application, all shortcuts have a modifier.  For PDF viewing  
>> applications, the arrow keys are already used for other things by  
>> the scroll view.  Using plain letter keys would be fairly un-Mac- 
>> like (although I can offer suggestions if you want to modify Skim's  
>> source code for your personal use :).
>> -- 
>> Adam
> Howdy,
> Well, there are always the Adobe applications; e.g., Illustrator and  
> PhotoShop.

Well, I find Adobe applications about as intuitive and elegant as your  
average X11 monstrosity, so I'm afraid that's not very compelling :).

> Just curious... does Space go down a page and Shift-Space go up a  
> page?

As a matter of fact...yes, it seems to, and we did nothing to add that  


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