[carbon-emacs:176] Re: [OS X TeX] Re: PDFViewer
rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Fri May 18 13:46:54 EDT 2007
On Fri, 18 May 2007, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>> Oh yeah... It also works in the less file viewer in UNIX and is therefore a
>> ``standard''. :-)
> Thanks for pointing that out.
> I got Space for scrolling down and Delete for scrolling up incorporated
> inside my DNA, from years of occasional OzTeX use (I think it comes from
> xdvi, doesn't it?). It was practical to see Space have the same effect in a
> number of other viewing applications, but I couldn't find any equivalent to
> Delete. Now I know: that's Shift-Space.
(If I remember what the initial issue was about :) on my MacBook Pro, in
Preview and TeXShop, Space and Shift-Space indeed do so (Arrow keys do
so depending on magnification, i.e. when there is no scroll bar). By
trying these, accidentally, I hit Cmd+Space, and got Spotlight :)
> I do agree with one comment made in another message from this thread: having
> to remember the different Alt-Ctrl-Shift-Cmd-Arrow combinations in Textures,
> TeXShop, Preview, Adobe Reader, etc. (of course they are different in each)
> is irritating and a waste of time and energy.
Already, several times, I started something like emergency Stickies, and
each time ended up with complicated mess.
> On the other hand, even if they are not quite conformable to Apple's HIG (and
> Apple's has had a long record of forgetting about these HIG when they find it
> convenient), one-key scrolling actions are definitely useful IMHO. When you
> try to save a few trees and re-read and edit a long document on screen, being
> able to scroll fast, easily and with minimal keystrokes is a time-saver.
All this is very true, even far more in typesetting, for which I stick
> Regarding PDFKit, as far as I remember I read somewhere that in Leopard it
> has been moved out of CoreGraphics, allowing the developers to bring in some
> significant changes (including better PDF support). Accordingly, I imagine
> what we see now in Tiger or Panther may be significantly different from what
> we'll see in Leopard in a few months' time.
> Bruno Voisin
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