[maemo-users] pdf reading?

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Mon May 25 16:26:04 EEST 2009
On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 12:51:41PM -0400, Laura Conrad wrote:
> >>>>> "Marius" == Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> writes:
>     >> As far as I can see, the way to page down is to open the case
>     >> and use the down button on the pad.
>     Marius> If you're reading in full-screen mode, you can also press
>     Marius> the area on the middle of the right side of the screen.
>     Marius> There are translucent buttons that show up when you display
>     Marius> a new page and then fade out, to give you a hint of where to
>     Marius> press.  They work even when invisible.
> I fiddled with this.  When they're visible, they do the "wrong thing".
> That is, what you want is really (by default, and therefore you would
> hope with the most easily accessible button) to read the next bit of
> text that's off the screen, and these buttons move to the next page,
> even when it's only the top half of this page that I'm seeing.

I misunderstood.

> When they're not visible, I have trouble finding them, but it turns out
> that you can reposition the page both horizontally and vertically by
> moving the stylus, so that's a better way to "read" than anything I'd
> found before.

Dragging with a finger works too.

> Still not as good for reading in bed as what FBReader
> does with the +/- rocker switch on top, but at least you can imagine
> reading a (short) book that way.

I managed to read a long book once or twice, but yes, FBReader is more

Marius Gedminas
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