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Ulfhednar

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Document reading
« on: August 28, 2013, 13:07:40 »
Couple of requests regarding text reading.

After a string search, I was using the built in viewer (F1) for txt & I found that I couldn't give it multiple txts at once - to open in multiple tabs. 
However it shows the file numbers in the title bar [xx/xx]  Is multi-tab something that is to be added?
The viewer works great for individual files the hi-lites etc are very helpful.  As is the ability for code-page change. 

In terms of the MC development road-map - (I've mentioned adding a preview pane in another thread)
- with a preview pane it's easy to walk through multiple txt files which could overcome the need for multiple tab opening functionality.
- with multiple tabs walking through multiple searched files containing hi-lites is good for ease of processing.
So a very similar outcome for my usage type.


Sumatra PDF has a good support range for various document formats  - http://blog.kowalczyk.info/software/sumatrapdf/free-pdf-reader.html
Might be useful to MC development as they share their code.
http://code.google.com/p/sumatrapdf/

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Re: Document reading
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2013, 13:14:17 »
If you select multiple files and view them they are all queued to the viewer Ctrl+PageUP/PageDown to go to next/previous.

Problem is that Samatra PDF It is released under GPL3 license so I can not use it.

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Re: Document reading
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2013, 19:34:15 »
Good to know there is a way to cycle through it - one of the 1001 things I hadn't discovered yet!   :)

Sumatra & GPL3 - disappointing.  Have to keep looking...