[maemo-users] 3 months of use: some comments about the N800

From: Eero Tamminen eero.tamminen at nokia.com
Date: Thu Oct 11 17:33:06 EEST 2007

ext Daniel M German wrote:
> ** Make the screen of a harder material (perhaps  glass like the iphone). I have light 
>    scratches on it already.

There's plastic film on top of the screen.  If you haven't removed this,
the scratches are in this  film, not the actual screen surface.

(there's small piece of folio on the lower left corner which makes
removing the film easier. I just removed the folio piece from the
film and left it to protect the screen.)

> ** PDF reader. Allow me to open more than one document at the same time.

PDFs can use a lot of memory.  D-BUS makes sure that there's only one 
service (application) launched/running at the time, but if you start
applications directly without D-BUS, you can have multiple ones running.
Just try running following twice in Xterm:
run-standalone.sh /usr/bin/maemo-summoner /usr/bin/osso_pdfviewer.launch &

If you want something like this runnable from the Task Navigator 
application menu, copy this file to another name in the same directory
(as root):

Remove the "X-Osso-Service" line from the new file and replace
the Exec line with something like this:
   Exec=/usr/bin/maemo-summoner /usr/bin/osso_pdfviewer.launch

(This is untested, but should work in principle.)

> ** Web browser: it needs cut-and-paste
> ** Nokia's Image browser "Images". It is a pain to zoom-in and scroll  
>     the image. I was trying to view a subway map with it and it was a
>     total pain. When one changes to fullscreen the image gets resized
>     automatically. In my opinion the image browser should behave more
>     like the web browser, allowing to pan around the image with the
>     stylus.

(how to do this was already explained, I think it might be even
mentioned in the PDF user guide?)

> *** Support for different font sizes.


	- Eero

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