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PDFKneeboard - beta

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HiI've put together a module for my own chart-in-the-cockpit-needs and would like to get others to test it and send me some input.This is beta software atm: PDFKneeboard - a module for showing charts (PDF files really) within Flight Simulator 2004. Smaller than Acrobat Reader and better integrated, support for joystick button show/hide, etc. - please have a lookhttp://code.google.com/p/fscode/wiki/PDFKneeboardDirect download is available herehttp://fscode.googlecode.com/files/PDFKneeboard09.zipGlaring omissions / future features: + doesn't reload documents on restart + doesn't remember page, zoom, rotation as last viewed before restart + would be nice to bookmark individual pages in pdf files that can be jumped to for example via button clickRegardsNils

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Do you know how much energy (and money!) I've spent in the last year trying to use PDF files while flying in FS9?? This could be a godsend to me! I hate killing trees so I print EVERYTHING in PDF these days.I'll install it and test it this weekend Nils -- no matter what happens, thanks for your effort!(Does this have a word search feature -- I see no bookmarks either.)

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Chuck> ( Does this have a word search feature -- I see no bookmarks either. )no word search or bookmarks/document outline at the momentI'm figuring that some kind of bookmarking within PDFView or through the modules ini-file might be required though, something like[bookmarks]#icao,keyword,pdf,pagebookmark1=CYYZ,Linning6,cyyz-arrivals.pdf,3bookmark2=CYYZ,ILS25,cyyz-iap.pdf,8...If there was a way to quickly select such bookmark, then jumping from approach to instrument approach chart would be pretty convenientA detailed settings dialog for keyboard/button assignments is also in the works btwCheersNils

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Thanks Nils! For me, I would much rather have the word search feature before the bookmarking feature -- with word search, I can always search the .PDF doc for the topic I'm looking for; IMO with that, book marks almost become redundant.

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HiPDFKneeboard is now at version 1.0 - offers multiple keyboard/joystick bindings, restores documents' settings (zoom, rotation, open page) when documents are opened again.still on the wishlist+ option to reopen documents that were open on close+ searching in pdf+ bookmarking of individual pages in distributed documentsMore info herehttp://code.google.com/p/fscode/wiki/PDFKneeboardDirect download is available herehttp://fscode.googlecode.com/files/PDFKneeboard10.zipCheersNils

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