Previous view - position stored where?

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Previous view - position stored where?

Post by fghj » Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:56 pm

Hi,

just a question out of interest: Where is the information about the previous view being stored? Is there a general place for all the files or is the information attributed to the file itself? When I opened hundreds of PDF which I will never use again, is there a possibility to delete the saved position to save "space"? Just like with the last used documents, I don't like the idea of an endless history of my views :)

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Re: Previous view - position stored where?

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:03 am

Your browsing history is not saved when you close the document, except for the current view being saved if enabled in Preferences, Page display options.
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Re: Previous view - position stored where?

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:21 am

Thanks Bhikkhu! :)

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Re: Previous view - position stored where?

Post by fghj » Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:31 am

Thanks, but where is the information about the current view stored?

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Re: Previous view - position stored where?

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:17 pm

Hi fghj,

The information for the last view of a document is stored in the registry for the "recent" files. If a file is not on the recent list - it's default view mode (specified in the file itself) would be used the first time you open it.

As for the current (and previous) views information while you are working with the Viewer is stored in the RAM - as the Viewer is active and running. Once you restart the Viewer this information is lost.

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Re: Previous view - position stored where?

Post by fghj » Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:03 pm

Okay, it is good to know that the previous view is only saved for the files on the recently used list. And it is stored in the registry.

Thank you for the fast answer! :)

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Re: Previous view - position stored where?

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:05 pm

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