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pdf-tools jumps from the end of one page to the next page. Is there a ways to activate some kind of smooth scrolling? Also is there a way to display a double sided layout on my screen?

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Currently, this is not possible. Several feature requests have been submitted on the project's GitHub page: Feature request: continuous view #27, and more recently, Double pages layout #303.

Apparently, this will not be fixed soon, quoting the package author in one of his replies to issue #27:

Generally speaking, there are two issues:

  • Large parts of the software (including image-mode) assume a one-to-one correspondence between a displayed page and its window.
  • Emacs is not easily convinced to scroll an image, such that its display starts in the middle of it, in case would completely fits into the window.
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Maybe a bit late, but there is a fix that works for me, see here: https://github.com/politza/pdf-tools/issues/55

The second-to-last post has a fix which works for me. Place the functions somewhere in your Emacs config and bind them to C-M-v or C-M-S-v respectively.

Not a pretty hack, but works so far for me - at least with pdf-tools.

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