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bizdata
Jul 27, 2012, 02:33 AM
Hello. Hand tool disappeared in Preview 6.0!? I used to scroll through multipage PDF documents with my Wacom pen. But now I can't! WTF? This is extremely frustrating!



gstoelen
Jul 29, 2012, 05:14 AM
Yep same here.. I'm disappointed that the Hand/Move tool isn't around anymore :( Weird that they got rid of it ! :confused:

gstoelen
Jul 29, 2012, 05:46 AM
Come to think of it .. the Trackpad and Magic Mouse work just fine though.. could scroll using any of those ;D

mabaker
Jul 29, 2012, 06:24 AM
Come to think of it .. the Trackpad and Magic Mouse work just fine though.. could scroll using any of those ;D

Every time a feature is taken away we have to find a second hand solution to it.

It shouldn't work that way. What made them take away this useful feature?

Beta Particle
Jul 29, 2012, 07:58 AM
In most apps, holding the spacebar lets you click and drag the document around. Does that still work?

Feed Me
Jul 29, 2012, 08:06 AM
Remember when they took out the ability to pan around in iPhoto with click & drag? People went nuts and Apple eventually reimplemented it.

What do they have against this feature? :(

jdavidbakr
Aug 2, 2012, 08:39 AM
In most apps, holding the spacebar lets you click and drag the document around. Does that still work?

Nope, space bar appears to act as a page down. Like the OP, I use a Wacom tablet - and now reading PDF's in Preview is incredibly difficult.

bizdata
Aug 6, 2012, 04:52 AM
Frustrating really. Which is why I've got Lion's Preview 5.2.2 back. Here (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1412516)'s the how-to.
(Thanks fheusel (http://forums.macrumors.com/member.php?u=715757)!)

Deraillor
Mar 7, 2013, 09:16 AM
I'd like to voice my frustration as well. Not everyone uses a GD trackpad or mighty mouse. Bring back the panning tool, for the love.

blueroom
Mar 7, 2013, 09:23 AM
Or install Better Touch Tool and put whatever gestures you like back in Preview.

yeknommonkey
Jun 6, 2013, 04:04 AM
if you use wacom type stylus, search for smartscroll from marcmoini

The 'grab scroll' option allows you to add a 'hand' type effect to anything, your wacom pen will become a million times more useful!

I have the 2nd button assigned to grab, so you can swish around in finder, and even click and drag illustrtor windows whilst the type tool is active, which used to require deselecting the type, then hitting space to grab and drag around a window.

works in preview too - obviously.

Király
Apr 12, 2014, 10:54 AM
Get the hand tool back in Preview by holding down option and space