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10.4: View full-screen PDFs without the onscreen menu System 10.4
Tiger only hintIn 10.4's Preview.app, if you want to view a multi-page PDF in full screen mode, you have to select View: Slideshow. The problem with this is that if you want to use your Forward and Reverse arrows to cycle through the pages, you get a toolbar (of sorts) at the bottom.

To remove the toolbar, just click anywhere. Now you can use your keyboard to navigate. To get it back, just move the mouse. Because it comes back when you move the mouse, you may want to move the mouse out of the PDF area first..

An additional hint: you will want to click on the icon in the middle (between the separators) to make the PDF full screen before you hide the menu..
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10.4: View full-screen PDFs without the onscreen menu
Authored by: triplef on Jan 20, '06 11:11:53AM
I just found out that you can also double-click to hide the toolbar. In this case it will only come back again if you click once and move the mose, so you can use your mouse to point with the toolbar hidden.

Also, you can use the F and A keys to toggle between "fullscreen" and "actual size".

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10.4: View full-screen PDFs without the onscreen menu
Authored by: babaloo on Jan 24, '06 02:36:02PM

That doesn't work for me. Neither the single nor a double click would prevent the toolbar from popping up, as soon as I use the arrow keys on the keyboard for navigation. I tried clicking on the PDF as well as on the black background.

What am I missing?

PB G4, running 10.4.4



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