Keyboard Arrow Key Pan Distance (+SHIFT)

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Keyboard Arrow Key Pan Distance (+SHIFT)

Post by lamensterms » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:26 am

Hi,

Not sure if I am going crazy or just mistaken... is it possible to use SHIFT+[arrow key] to pan an increased distance while viewing a PDF? Similar to 'nudge' and 'super nudge', but just for viewing?

This is a key combination that I got used to while using Adobe software... and I am quite sure that my previous installation of PDF-XChange Editor allowed me to do this...

Thanks a lot for any help.

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Re: Keyboard Arrow Key Pan Distance (+SHIFT)

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:35 pm

Hello Lamensterms,

It is indeed possible to use a modifier for both a "super-nudge" and "micro-nudge" These can be configured in the Measurement properties (Ctrl+K)
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If these options are not available, you will need to update in order to make use of them.

I hope this helps!
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Re: Keyboard Arrow Key Pan Distance (+SHIFT)

Post by lamensterms » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:43 pm

Hi Daniel,

Thanks for the quick reply.

I have tested the nudge tool and for me it only works to move 'comments' or objects on the PDF. It appear that nudge is not referring page navigation, rather object positioning. Is this correct?

Is there a sort of 'super nudge' for panning the page with the arrow keys?

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Re: Keyboard Arrow Key Pan Distance (+SHIFT)

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:57 pm

Hello Lamensterms,

My apologies, It seems I misread your post, Yes, these keys are currently only used to moving content, not for navigation. I do not believe that it is planned to incorporate these into the movement keys, as there are also special bindings, such as next/prev page, Bound to the Modifier + Arrow key combinations. But I will mention the idea and see if we can find a middle ground. I cannot make any promises at this time however.

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Re: Keyboard Arrow Key Pan Distance (+SHIFT)

Post by lamensterms » Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:03 am

No problem, thanks a lot for your help Daniel.

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Re: Keyboard Arrow Key Pan Distance (+SHIFT)

Post by TrackerSupp-Daniel » Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:25 am

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