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don570


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PostPosted: Mon 18 Jul 2011, 19:50    Post_subject:  GUI for Zathura PDF viewer  

Edit: version 1.1 has some important features.
1) A central location to store your PDF files
2) Copy to PDF Folder to help in storing your PDF's.

Edit: version 1.2 has some important features.
1) Help window will remain open
2) List of 'Recently Opened' PDF files for quick opening.

I quickly made a GUI pet for Zathura PDF viewer

I tested it on Fluppy and Lucid 525 Lucid 511(Shinobar)
and Wary but I can't be sure that it runs on all Puppies.
I included a right click option for PDF files
to make it a 'full' package.

Click on the Help icon for the shortcuts.
The most important key shortcuts are 's' and 'a'
for zooming. F5 for full screen viewing ^q to quit.
If F5 is used by some other program such as 'Sven'
then there is a configuration file located
/root/.config/zathura/zathurarc

The width and height of the window can be easily changed
by changing lines in the configuration file.

Thanks to Iguleder for finding this app.
Picture is in next post.
I localised it using Zigbert's method and made a French locals.
I intend to improve the localization

Report on this thread if you can't get it to launch a PDF file.
Make sure you tell me your Puppies name!!



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PostPosted: Mon 18 Jul 2011, 19:52    Post_subject:  

Here's a picture of it. It's just a simple dialog to open
PDF files.



Here's a picture of the right click option at work...





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don570


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PostPosted: Thu 21 Jul 2011, 18:58    Post_subject: new version 1.1 Zathura PDF viewer  

New version 1.1 has created a central place to store
your PDF's. Use the application to open the PDF Folder

The most import key shortcuts are listed
by just clicking.

It should work on most Puppies but there are no guarantees.

I worked on French translations with the help
of the French Forum guys. Thanks!
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PostPosted: Mon 25 Jul 2011, 19:12    Post_subject: new version 1.2  

I polished this version so that it is
working nicely.

The 'Keyboard Shortcuts' window remains open if you wish.

There is now a list of recently opened PDF's
to quickly choose among.
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PostPosted: Thu 28 Jul 2011, 20:14    Post_subject: new version 1.3  

new version 1.3 is mostly an improvement of translations

Thanks to rhadon and ferro10n for translations

Now
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Portugese
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PostPosted: Sat 30 Jul 2011, 16:27    Post_subject: version 1.4 of zathura  

version 1.4

now has right version number in title

changed pinstall slightly so that more puppies will be able to install
correctly
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PostPosted: Sat 06 Aug 2011, 16:06    Post_subject: Version 1.6 of zathura  

Version 1.6

Recent files has been changed to LOC414
to help in localization

and cancel button has been changed to the word "close"
instead to help localization

I have included this version in Right-click-5.2.2.pet



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PostPosted: Tue 23 Aug 2011, 20:03    Post_subject:  

Version 1.7

Added an icon for the menu for the rare situation
where the distribution didn't have the edpf icon available.


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PostPosted: Thu 25 Aug 2011, 20:23    Post_subject: version 1.8  

new


version 1.8

corrected the problem with spaces in filenames
and folder names as well.


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PostPosted: Sat 27 Aug 2011, 14:55    Post_subject: zathura_gui version1.9  



I've made changes and corrections in this version.

The PDF can now have spaces in the filename
(including the folder name) see screenshot.

I also added warning messages in case the 'Open PDF'
button is clicked accidently by user.

People probably thought that the button
would open a folder. Rolling Eyes
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