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Old 01-31-2009, 06:16 AM   #11
Fujislider
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Device: Sony 505
First of all, I love my 505. I bought it for clarity - read for hours at a time and no perceivable eyestrain.

With DDHarriman's suggestion, I just cropped the margins off a pdf with lots of figures and charts - ended up about 6x8. Liken it about 9 point printed size. Much better than before.

If your pdfs are mostly just text, and you don't care about paragraph full-justification, zooming will be just fine. Otherwise I bet an epub or lrf conversion would end up better.

Although it works very well for "real" ebook formats like epub and lrf, zoom is not _my_ favorite feature for pdfs, since (for editables) it removes the graphics and full-justification formatting.
If they ever implemented a centered-percentage zoom in PDFs, I'd be much happier.

Landscape mode works really well for "just a little too small for portrait" situations. it keeps original formatting, including graphics and layout.
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