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Horizontal page scroll option for Operas PDF viewer

  • Hello Opera Team,

    I really enjoy using Operas built in pdf viewer but I have a suggestion that could make it even better. I think that the PDF Viewer from Opera needs a horizontal scroll option (so you can scroll pages from left to right instead from top to bottom) - This is essential for viewing documents such as timelines. Browsers like Firefox already have such a feature and I feel like Opera could benefit from having it as well.

  • @kkct said in Horizontal page scroll option for Operas PDF viewer:

    Hello Opera Team,

    I really enjoy using Operas built in pdf viewer but I have a suggestion that could make it even better. I think that the PDF Viewer from Opera needs a horizontal scroll option (so you can scroll pages from left to right instead from top to bottom) - This is essential for viewing documents such as timelines. Browsers like Firefox already have such a feature and I feel like Opera could benefit from having it as well.

    I think scrolling from Left to right should be tough for the user because he Used Vertical Scrolling from the past and he is addicted to this one..... it is very hard to accept the change.....

  • Opera uses the Chromium PDF viewer extension, which uses pdfium. There's a group at https://groups.google.com/g/pdfium for discussion and a group for bugs at https://groups.google.com/g/pdfium-bugs. There's also https://bugs.chromium.org/p/pdfium/issues/list where one could file an enhancement bug.

    If you get this supported in pdfium, it should then automatically work in Opera.