On Wed, 25 Jul 2007, Brian Foster wrote:
> Using latex (or pdflatex):
>> pdfTeX 3.141592-1.40.3-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.6)
>> with the hyperref package:
>> 2007/02/07 v6.75r Hypertext links for LaTeX
>> (both from the TeX Live 2007 DVD), how do I arrange
> for a default acroread(1) viewing size of “Fit Width”?
> Or of “Fit Visible”?
>> The PDFs nominally generated end up as “Fit Page”,
> which is unreadable, so the readers/users have to
> click |View| → |Fit Width| (or similar; e.g.,
> Ctrl-2). I consider this both annoying and silly.
>> The hyperref doc mentions the package option
> “pdfstartview” with a default value of “Fit”,
> but does not list other possible values (albeit
> there is an incomprehensible example of “FitBH”,
> whatever that is!). Obvious guesses such as
> “FitWidth” and “Width” just cause acroread v7.0
> to pop up an error saying the guess is unknown.
>> That incomprehensible example (see §4.2, “Utility
> Macros”, in the hyperref manual) sort-of seems to
> do what I want (on quick tests), but since I'm
> uncertain what it really is doing, I'm reluctant
> to use it .... ;-\
The options are:
The following are possible values for the pdfview and pdfstartview parameters.
XYZ left top zoom Sets a coordinate and a zoom factor. If any
one is null, the source link value is used. null
null null will give the same values as the current
Fit Fits the page to the window.
FitH top Fits the width of the page to the window.
FitV left Fits the height of the page to the window.
FitR left bottom Fits the rectangle specified by the four
right top coordinates to the window.
FitB Fits the page bounding box to the window.
FitBH top Fits the width of the page bounding box to
FitBV left Fits the height of the page bounding box to
from the manual that comes with the hyperref package (Section 3.6 page 9
middle of the page).
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