[Sugar-devel] UI: Advice about UI changes in Write

Gonzalo Odiard gonzalo at laptop.org
Fri Dec 3 08:00:58 EST 2010

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 2:40 AM, Sascha Silbe <
sascha-ml-reply-to-2010-3 at silbe.org> wrote:

> Excerpts from Gary Martin's message of Fri Dec 03 02:04:00 +0100 2010:
> > The previous UI allowed someone to choose an unusual scaling value, say
> 88%, so I guess the question is if that is a feature folks are happy
> loosing. In my experience, unusual scaling values were to try and get to a
> good "Page width" setting manually, so would not be such a loss.
> Please don't remove the ability to choose arbitrary scaling values!
> The lack of this feature is one of the few things I hate about xpdf (the
> version in Debian at least - ISTR that the Gentoo version had this
> ability a few years back). It makes reading a lot of scientific papers
> (and other documents, of course) a pain (sometimes literally) because
> either the font is too small to read comfortably or you have to scroll
> constantly as lines span more than the screen width. By choosing an
> arbitrary scale value, I can put exactly those parts on screen that I
> want to read. Often, but not always this simply means zooming in to match
> the actual text layout instead of the paper size (most (La)TeX styles
> include rather wide borders to accommodate binding).
You can increment/decrement  the zoom with Ctrl + / - to any level.


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