pvfViewer in kdereview
Albert Astals Cid
aacid at kde.org
Mon Mar 30 22:24:29 BST 2020
El dilluns, 30 de març de 2020, a les 20:55:16 CEST, Steve Allewell va escriure:
> On 30/03/2020 18:36, Albert Astals Cid wrote:
> > El diumenge, 29 de març de 2020, a les 22:28:55 CEST, Steve Allewell va escriure:
> >> Hi all
> >> pvfViewer (https://userbase.kde.org/pvfViewer) is moving to kdereview.
> >> It is currently in scratch/sallewell/pvfviewer and the intention is to move it
> >> to extragear/graphics when it has completed its review.
> >> The application allows viewing and printing of PC Stitch Pattern Viewer files
> >> downloaded from https://www.patternsonline.com
> >> Because these patterns are only available by purchasing them from the website,
> >> I have created one using the same file format so that it can be used for
> >> testing. I wasn't sure where the best place would be to upload it, or whether
> >> to attach it with an email. Suggestions are welcome.
> >> I have tested the application with a number of files that were supplied by the
> >> user that requested the application be written and all work correctly.
> > Is it really not worth it merging it to kxstitch ?
> > I know nothing about this stuff but seems "similar"?
> > Would be good to have a sample file to try yes.
> > So that pvf file is a pdf file with some other stuff i see.
> > Would it actually make any sense to instead add support to Okular?
> > Or there is stuff that is needed that doesn't fit the okular UI?
> > Cheers,
> > Albert
> >> Regards
> >> Steve
> Thanks for the feedback Albert
> As KXStitch is a pattern editor and the pvf files are non-editable, I thought
> it best to keep them separate since they may well be aimed at different
> demographics, consumers rather than creators.
Makes sense :)
> I have attached a sample file, hope that is ok.
> The pvf file format is a small header followed by an embedded jpg file and an
> embedded pdf file.
> I did think about the possibility of adding it to Okular, but with the
> requirement to view the jpg image and the pdf document together I was not sure
> if it fit directly with the Okular UI. Perhaps that is something you could
> advise on.
It would not be able to work like you have it now with the jpeg on the left and the pdf on the right, it would be all a linear document, with say the jpeg first and then the pdf contents.
If that's not what you want (which makes sense), it's fine not to use Okular.
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