[maemo-users] pdf reading?

From: Peter Flynn peter.flynn at mars.ucc.ie
Date: Mon May 25 00:23:38 EEST 2009
Laura Conrad wrote:
>     Peter> What missing on mine is being able to rotate the display 90
>     Peter> degrees so that you can read a page in portrait
>     Peter> orientation. I *hate* having to flip up and down to see the
>     Peter> missing half of a page.
> Can't you do that at the OS level?

Not with the N800 as far as I know. Unless I have missed something 
significant. But I don't want the background and all my applets rotated, 
only the PDF Reader app, so it's an application feature, not something I 
would expect to find at the OS level.

> I can't imagine being able to read a normal page of text on a screen the
> size of the 8x0, so I haven't even tried, although I do this when I'm
> reading PDF's on the laptop.

I've started producing some PDFs specifically optimised for the N800 
screen, just to get a feel for it.

> Or convincing the people who send you ebooks to send html or equivalent
> instead of PDF.  I have the packet for Hugo award voters, which I was
> really looking forward to, but most of the ones I didn't already have
> are PDF's.  Hence my desire to get the 810 reader working.  I'm doing
> better than I would have expected.  

I had the same (how many others here are going to Anticipation?).


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