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nepentanova

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Aug 10, 2009
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Hi all, is there an app with horizontal continuous scroll for pdf's.

i have a lot of photo book pdf's and this way of viewing would be great
 

nepentanova

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Aug 10, 2009
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You'll get it with the next OSX update. Sorry, I'm living slightly in the future here.


Seem to be missing something - have installed mavericks and ibooks, and pdf's opened with ibooks are viewed in preview.

Am i asking too mush for a pdf viewer on osx with horizontal scroll?
 

960design

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Apr 17, 2012
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Seem to be missing something - have installed mavericks and ibooks, and pdf's opened with ibooks are viewed in preview.

Am i asking too mush for a pdf viewer on osx with horizontal scroll?
Haha! Maybe you are! Try clicking on the two little arrows at the top right of the pdf file opened in preview to get to fullscreen mode. Or you could click View->Enter Full Screen. Now swipe left and right ( or up and down until your hearts content ).
 

nepentanova

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Aug 10, 2009
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Haha! Maybe you are! Try clicking on the two little arrows at the top right of the pdf file opened in preview to get to fullscreen mode. Or you could click View->Enter Full Screen. Now swipe left and right ( or up and down until your hearts content ).

But still no continuous scroll!

Surely there must be ONE pdf viewer with this feature?

Cheers 960
 

960design

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Haha! So basically you want a single continuous sentence running from left to right. No second line, because to have a second line there would have to be a break, right?

Am I just too daft to understand what you are needing?
 

nepentanova

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Aug 10, 2009
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Haha! So basically you want a single continuous sentence running from left to right. No second line, because to have a second line there would have to be a break, right?

Am I just too daft to understand what you are needing?



What i would like is for the pages to scroll horizontally, ie left to right. Most pdf readers i have seen on mobile os's do this, but yet to find one on osx...
 

960design

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Did you try the swipe left/right or arrow left/right? Mine scrolls horizontally with no problem.

Ahhh! You need it to scroll horizontally on it's own? A little script could do that I suppose, never thought of it.
 

nepentanova

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Aug 10, 2009
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Did you try the swipe left/right or arrow left/right? Mine scrolls horizontally with no problem.

Ahhh! You need it to scroll horizontally on it's own? A little script could do that I suppose, never thought of it.

Sorry if i haven't been clear!

No i don't need it to scroll on its own.

Firstly i would like the pages to scroll horizontally, not vertically as most seem to.

And i would also like the scrolling to be continuous, ie no gaps between pages.

This means that the book will appear as a long, left to right, document, which i will move by scrolling left / right. to me this is a much more preferably UI than vertical scrolling, especially for photo books with pictures across more than one page.
 

yellow8

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I'm not sure I understand. Doesn't Preview allow you to continuously scroll down with landscape pages?
 

patthedog

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Sep 18, 2014
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I know this is an old thread, but in case anyone else ends up via search. There is a PDF viewer that runs in a web browser (I'm using Safari). You can load in your PDF file via the folder icon in the tool bar, then click the >> icon in the top right and select "Horizontal scrolling". Voila! I use this for sheet music when I like to see more than two pages side-by-side.

 

jawrmusic

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Oct 29, 2020
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I made an account just to post to this ancient thread... I too was frustrated trying to find a horizontal continuous scrolling PDF viewer. I just found out that if you open a PDF in Firefox there is an option for continuous horizontal scrolling as well as wrapped scrolling which tiles the pages according to your zoom level. Super handy for multi page sheet music on a large monitor. Had to share, hope it helps someone.
 

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Esquivel K

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Dec 6, 2020
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I made an account just to post to this ancient thread... I too was frustrated trying to find a horizontal continuous scrolling PDF viewer. I just found out that if you open a PDF in Firefox there is an option for continuous horizontal scrolling as well as wrapped scrolling which tiles the pages according to your zoom level. Super handy for multi page sheet music on a large monitor. Had to share, hope it helps someone.
Mate you've just been a massive massive help, I need it for exactly this. Thank you so much!
 
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