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poobear
Jun 8, 2011, 04:25 PM
Hi,

Preview.app on Lion in fullscreen defaults every new document to "Two Pages", which is impossible to use on my 11". For every document I open, I therefore have to change the view to "Continuous Scroll" (what happened to Two Pages continuous scroll???).

Is it possible to change this default setting? I couldn't find anything in the settings, but maybe someone knows a terminal command or something similar to fix it?

Thanks



kftrainer
Jun 9, 2011, 12:54 AM
Hi,

Preview.app on Lion in fullscreen defaults every new document to "Two Pages", which is impossible to use on my 11". For every document I open, I therefore have to change the view to "Continuous Scroll" (what happened to Two Pages continuous scroll???).

Is it possible to change this default setting? I couldn't find anything in the settings, but maybe someone knows a terminal command or something similar to fix it?

Thanks
yes that is happening to me I love that in DP 3 you could 2 finger swipe from page to page after you fullscreen it. Now in DP4 it reverts back to 2 page view . Quite annoying but maybe a bug

Daelos
Jun 9, 2011, 04:38 AM
when in full screen mode, hover at the top of the screen 'til the menubar appears, go to view, then select continuous scroll.

Works fine here

jeanlain
Jun 9, 2011, 05:59 AM
Sure, but two-page view is the default for every document. It could just use the last mode instead.

jca488
Sep 20, 2011, 08:40 AM
ugh, so sad. I was hoping to find the answer to this question. this is extremely annoying.

kn92
Oct 7, 2011, 10:15 PM
give apple feedback:

http://www.apple.com/feedback/macosx.html

they ask you about 5 useless questions to discourage the lazy user from sending, but do it anyway !

copy and paste this :

"I find it very annoying to have to switch to continuous scroll to get a better view of my PDFs every time preview goes into full screen. there should be an option in preview's preferences for default views in full screen"

RIP, Steve.