Monday, August 8, 2011

What Would "Better" Be? PDF Reader Edition

I opened up a PDF in the default Gnome PDF reader last night, and it was once again a terrible experience.  It opened with the zoom set to "fit page width", and the scrolling set to continuous.  There's no concept of a persistent user preference, or user preferences that override the document preferences.

Then I got to considering the underlying reasons why I didn't like the default display.