Can I copy/paste Python code?
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Wed Jul 22 02:12:34 CEST 2015
On 2015-07-21, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 07/21/2015 03:47 PM, Grant Edwards wrote:
>> I'm trying to switch from acroread to evince, bit it has a few serious
>> usability problems for me:
>> 1) You can't copy/paste text from evince _at_all_. At least it works
>> right most of the time with acroread. I really like being able
>> paste example commands or bits of code or a sentance or three from
>> PDF docs into a shell or editor window. Pasting tables is a bit
>> more work, but it can at least be done with acroread.
>> 2) You can't print the current view. I find that invaluable for
>> printing portions of documents (e.g. I want just a section of a C
>> size schematic printed on letter sized paper, or just one table
>> table from a manual sized to fill a 8.5x11 page). If it did have
>> 'print view' then lack of a marquee zoom would become another
>> 3) There's no way to collapse-all in the TOC panel. When I open a
>> 1200 page document with 30 sections and several hundred sections
>> and subsections, I don't want to see all of them all of the time.
>> Closing them one at a time by hand is pretty tedious.
>> I find that about 20-30% of the time I start up evince, I end up
>> closing it and re-opening the document in acroread.
> Sounds like Evince has really gone down hill since I last used Gnome.
Even though I have quite a bit of Gnome stuff installed, I don't use
the Gnome desktop, I use XFCE. That may be part of the problem: most
"Gnome" apps seem to go out of their way not to work with other
> I use Atril on Mate desktop and it works as well as Evince ever used
> to for me, which is expected seeing as it was forked from Gnome 2
> sources. I have never had any problems cutting and pasting text.
> And you can definitely close the TOC panel.
I don't want to close the TOC panel. I want to collapse all the
entries in the TOC tree widget _in_ the TOC panel.
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