Re: Evince as universal "Viewer"
- From: Jonathan Blandford <jrb redhat com>
- To: Alan <alan ufies org>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Evince as universal "Viewer"
- Date: 19 Apr 2005 13:46:14 -0400
Alan <alan ufies org> writes:
> I'd like to see evince add functionality not for images (which as others
> have said have different needs than documents), but for other doc types.
> It'd be great to view .doc, .swx, .pdf, .abiword, etc documents all able
> to be viewed from one application. Having a nice similar thumbnail,
> bookmark, system for all docs would be great. Of course, it's also nice
> to have it *fast*. The big thing about the preview app on os/x is that
> it's lightning fast :)
This is somewhat tricky, according the the abiword guys. We might be
able to export the doc as pdf, and view it that way, but it's a bit of a
hack. Still, if someone wants to tackle this, they shoudl give it a
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