Bug#414248: evince should have an option for double-page view
starting with a single page
sven at powerlinux.fr
Sat Mar 10 11:25:42 CET 2007
On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 10:45:04AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 10:43:27AM +0100, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
> > Sven Luther <luther at debian.org> writes:
> > > Evince should have an option for a double-page view, where the first page is
> > > in a single page, for documents like those produced by the twoside pdflatex
> > > option, and in general most two-sided documents will have a single first page,
> > > followed by a set of double pages.
> > Erm, I'm not sure what bug you are reporting. There is a Dual View in
> > evince (in the menu, go to "View", pick "Dual"). When it comes to
> > displaying the first page, evince should usually just do the right
> > thing, though there are some bugs in that area that were fixed in the
> No, it just does the wrong thing, which is what i filled the bug report.
> A typical two sided document is as follows :
> Page 1 Page 2
> Page 3 Page 4
> Page 5 Page 6
> (Well, The Cover would be the first page of the pdf, and Page 1 would be the
> second, but this is a detail).
> The two-sided view of evince does :
> Cover Page 1
> Page 2 Page 3
> Page 4 Page 5
> Which does the wrong thing, having the facing pages in the two-sided view,
> being not the facing sides of the document, but both opposite sides of a page.
> > new version in experimental. You may want to test if it does what you
> > expect, but please report back so that I understand what's missing from
> > your POV.
> I hope this clarifies it, feel free to ping me on irc if more is needed.
As discussed on irc, evince 0.6.0, which is part of gnome 2.18, and currently
in experimental, could fix this. It is currently not easily possible to test
it without bringing in the whole experimental gnome 2.18 suite though.
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