Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:01 am Post
Tue Apr 03, 2007 9:22 am Post
Thu Apr 05, 2007 10:35 pm Post
Thu Apr 05, 2007 11:59 pm Post
peter wrote:Moreover, it's a Cocoa application! It would be awesome if Scrivener would allow to use Skim instead of Preview for PDFs.
Fri Apr 06, 2007 1:47 am Post
Fri Apr 06, 2007 2:11 am Post
You can't, for instance, highlight a single paragraph in a multi-column page ... you get the same lines in all columns, which is a serious defect.
Fri Apr 06, 2007 3:06 am Post
cruxdestruct wrote:That's really endemic to the PDF format. PDF stores where the characters are on the page; it has no understanding of columns or paragraphs. That's why it's so hard for *any* application, even Adobe's, to reliably parse or reformat PDF text.
Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:41 am Post
mpaul wrote:To select text in a multi-column PDF, hold down "option." then select. It works the same in Skim as in Preview.
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