Sugar unusable as an e-book reader

Hal Murray hmurray at
Mon Oct 27 01:22:28 EDT 2008

> opening the book in .pdf comes the closest to working. I was still
> unable to copy the document, so I had to try and read with the USB
> stick haning out of the machine. I could zoom so that the text is the
> width of the screen, but after doing so I was unable to center the
> text (the arrow buttons move the text in overly large steps.

> the fit-to-screen option works well if the text goes all the way to
> the margins, but most documents don't do that. what's needed here is
> an ability to say 'fit the content on the page to the screen' and
> have it zoom and center based on the actual content, not on the page
> size (I know this issignificantly harder to do, but it really is
> needed)

I'd like a pdf reader that would recognize multi-column formatting and have a 
mode so that the up-down arrows go up-down following columns rather than 

[I'm sure there are a zillion rough edges.]

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