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Old 04-14-2021, 10:01 AM   #1
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Make page 1 the last page number for pages left in a chapter #7549

https://github.com/koreader/koreader/issues/7549

I'm putting in a request to change the page numbering for pages left in a chapter. It would be good if page 1 was the last page instead of 0 and that the page numbers showed as the actual number of pages left. It does get annoying to constantly having to add 1 to the page numbers to get the actual count/

I hope other think this is a good idea.
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Old 04-14-2021, 12:32 PM   #2
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We've had extensive discussions about this in the past, so, no, unlikely to change anytime soon.

This basically boils down to the fact that a page number is the page you're *on*. Meaning it's not counted in a "page left" counter. Which in turns means that "left" means what's off-screen. So, yeah, on the last page, that's 0.

This ties into a myriad of little things everywhere, so it's not something that can (nor should it be, quite frankly) changed lightly.

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We've had extensive discussions about this in the past, so, no, unlikely to change anytime soon.

This basically boils down to the fact that a page number is the page you're *on*. Meaning it's not counted in a "page left" counter. Which in turns means that "left" means what's off-screen. So, yeah, on the last page, that's 0.

This ties into a myriad of little things everywhere, so it's not something that can (nor should it be, quite frankly) changed lightly.
0 just doesn't work. It doesn't give you the correct number of pages. If the chapter is 12 pages, I get shows 11 pages and that's incorrect. The number of pages should be showing how many pages I have left to read. 1 means I have 1 page left to read. 0 means I have no pages left to read and not 1 page left to read.
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How about adding an option to make it 1 or 0 and then everyone can have it how it's wanted?
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