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Bug 494880 - evince needs better default zoom level
evince needs better default zoom level
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 689468
Product: evince
Classification: Core
Component: general
Other All
: Normal enhancement
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Assigned To: Evince Maintainers
Evince Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-11-08 07:56 UTC by Bas Zoetekouw
Modified: 2012-12-02 01:56 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: 2.19/2.20

Description Bas Zoetekouw 2007-11-08 07:56:43 UTC
Currently, evince seems to remember the last used settings for zoom level and dual page viewing.  However, this can be pretty annoying when opening a totally unrelated document (downloaded from firefox or something) that opens to zoomlevel 150% and dual page view.  I propose that for newly opened documents, evince uses a sane default (perhaps "fit to width" with a minimum zoom of 100% or so).

Other information:
Comment 1 Tobias Mueller 2010-01-27 14:58:20 UTC
Bas, you might be better off discussing such a thing on the evince developing mailinglist ( Thanks.
Comment 2 William Jon McCann 2012-12-02 01:56:17 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 689468 ***