PDF reader for tablet with two-pages-in-landscape-view?


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  1. SoWhy

    SoWhy Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Hi there,

    I searched and tried a number of PDF viewers (Adobe, Aldiko, BeamReader, Bluefire, ezPDF, Asus' MyLibrary and Polaris Office) on my Asus Transformer tablet but I have not found a single one that allows to read a PDF two pages side by side in landscape mode (like a book). This is really annoying, so I wanted to ask if anyone knows of any application that is up to this task.

    TIA
    SoWhy
     

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  2. newday82

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    SoWhy Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Thanks for the reply and the tip. Unfortunately, eBookDroid does not seem to have an option like that as well :-/
     
  4. newday82

    newday82 New Member

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    It works for me, I can see 2 pages combined in landscape view without a problem.
     
  5. SoWhy

    SoWhy Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Are you viewing a PDF with combined pages or one with a lot of single A4 portrait view pages?
     
  6. newday82

    newday82 New Member

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    Both actually, in landscape view is possible to see two pages at once.
     
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    jvlang16 New Member

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    I get three pages on the XOOM screen now I need it to open anotetations.
     
  8. holdenhk

    holdenhk New Member

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    To get what you want (i.e. multiple page view, usually two or three depending on the page format) in EbookDroid you need to tap on:
    > More
    >> Book Settings
    >>> Page View Mode
    >>>>[TICK] Horizontal scroll
    Now you are in continuous horizontal scroll mode (which it really is, as it is not the same as two-page mode). This is as far as it gets, and if you want to see only the two adjacent pages as in a real book then... well, it's not possible. You will see a flow of pages from left to right. You can you zoom to make adjustments, but if you think of two-full-size-page view, you will usually see a little of the previous and the following pages. For me, it's more than satisfactory, so give it a try before dismissing it.
     
  9. mrbryce

    mrbryce New Member

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    thank you very much. i as well had trouble finding the right option.
     
  10. optionzz

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    I'm building a display (22" monitor on a piano driven by a Galaxy tablet) for my 91 year old mom. We had found all of what you describe, but need to have two pages display, and roll across; e.g. page 1 and 2, then 2 and 3, then 3 and 4. the partial pages of the scrolling solution don't work because hands are busy and it must work from a single tap (or foot petal). Does anyone know if there is an Android solution that lets a tablet display two pages, and when moving forward displays either as I described, or the next two pages? BTW, in single page mode this works flawlessly. THANKS! Pete A
     
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    kristalsoldier Well-Known Member

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    Both ezPDF and Mantano readers have thus capability. I am saying this based on my use of their paid versions.
     
  12. SoWhy

    SoWhy Active Member This Topic's Starter

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    Yes, ezPDF which I use now as well has the functionality built-in which was added recently
     
  13. WallyB

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    I have the same need for my wife. I got a 22" ViewSonic VSD220 All-In-One computer running Android ICS for $350 w/$50 rebate [till 7.31.2013] so it cost $300+tax, not bad for a fun computer with touch screen and a HD monitor w/HDMI in. Anyway I connected a USB [FooTime] page turner, operates with the foot...left back a page, right forward a page, it has large lighted buttons and works well with ezPDF. On sheet music that is small you can use ezPDF in vertical [one page] and use the foot buttons to go up a screen. Very large sheet music. I scan mine in PDF using a Epson Artisan 837 so the pages are all together in one file.
    The ezPDF and this site were the key.
     
  14. TomCloud37

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    If you guys are still looking, try "ebookdroid" it has this feature out of the box and does it well. I absolutely hate the interface design though.
     

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