Tuesday, August 18, 2009

PDF Mod 0.6

Contributors Łukasz Jernaś, Sandy Armstrong, Igor Vatavuk, Bertrand Lorentz PDF Mod showing View, Open in Viewer menu item Features
  • Open in Viewer action that launches the default app (usually Evince)
  • Remembers last folder a doc was opened from
  • Remembers if the toolbar was hidden
  • Remember accelerator customizations
Bugs Fixed
  • Uses the XDG cache dir for storing tmp files
  • Does a better job of cleaning up tmp files
  • Fix bug with installing to custom prefix
  • Fix some zoom inconsistencies
  • Got rid of bundled binaries; Hyena is needed at build-time
See the website for links to tarballs, git, packages, the mailing list, irc, bugzilla, and more.

Friday, August 7, 2009

PDF Mod 0.5

In the spirit of releasing early and often, here is PDF Mod 0.5, a quick three days after 0.4. Contributors Bertrand Lorentz, Michael McKinley Features
  • Password-protected PDFs can be opened
  • Page labels shown in tooltip, eg A-10, or iii
  • Undo/redo have descriptions, eg "Undo Move 5 Pages"
PDF Mod opening a password-protected document, and showing page labels in the tooltipsBugs Fixed
  • Loading document doesn't block GUI thread
  • Desktop file validates
  • Process name set to pdfmod
  • Parallel make (-jN) works
  • make distcheck passes
  • icon-theme-installer included in tarball
See the website for links to tarballs, git, packages, the mailing list, irc, bugzilla, and more.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

PDF Mod 0.4

Patch Contributors Julien Rebetez, Igor Vatavuk Features
  • Insert external documents via menu/toolbar
  • Drag pages between open documents
  • Export images (jpg/png) working
  • Beautiful new icon from Kalle Persson
  • UI translated into 10 languages: da de es fr hr lt pl pt_BR sv ta
  • User docs translated into 5 langauges: de es hr pl sv
Bugs Fixed
  • No longer jumps to top on zoom or delete
  • Error messages are shown to user in popup
  • Scroll when dragging near the top or bottom
  • Clicking on select matching button works
See the wiki for information on the mailing list, IRC, downloading, git, filing bugs, etc.