Continuous page mode
It would be nice to be able to start writing on the next page while still viewing the bottom of the previous page.
There are many challenges with supporting continuous scrolling between pages. For example, a note can contain pages with infinite size (the default background type), which can be scrolled infinitely within the same page (so you’d never get to the next page). Infinite backgrounds can also be mixed with fixed size backgrounds (including PDFs). There isn’t really a good way to support scrolling through pages in this way. If you have any suggestions, please let us know in the comments!
Abram Demski commented
A document with continuous scrolling enabled could disallow any features which mess it up -- specifically, infinite pages.
For me, I find that continuous scrolling is just more "natural" in a number of ways.
1. I don't want to use infinite pages. While they are very appealing for taking the notes in the first place, they are not very appealing for sharing them.
2. With continuous scrolling, I can still see the context of what I was writing on the previous page, when I am just starting the new page. This means less interruption in thinking.
3. I find that in apps which allow continuous scrolling between pages, I feel more comfortable because I can more naturally position the page so that I'm writing in the position which is most comfortable for me -- I don't have to write on the full range from the top to the bottom of the tablet.
CURTIS ATKISSON commented
It would be nice to be able to continuously scroll on pdfs. Given that my primary use case is math and mathematical papers, being able to quickly scroll to see previous equations is important.
Like some other users here, I was also thinking mainly about a page that is infinite in only one direction (vertical would be my use case). I would assume that would be very easy to implement, given that there is already an infinite page.
Perhaps we should open a new post for this feature? (though there are already other suggestions, partially overlapping).
We could always keep the next page/previous page buttons for those infinite pages.
I am a paid user since Papyrus. I keep my notes in finite pages so that I can port to pdf and print sometime. I would love to be able to scroll the page up so that I can my palm on the bulk of the screen and not touching the buttons below.
If this is entirely not possible, perhaps vertically infinite page with fixed-width, fit-screen zoom can be an alternative.
Is there some way (perhaps even already available that I missed) to get a page that is infinite in only one direction? That's more what I thought of when I voted for a "continuous page" feature.
I would really love to have this. When use in conjunction with fit width mode, it will be very powerful handwriting note app!
This would be extremely helpful for engaging with PDFs at a better speed.
It's been almost four years and still no implementation, are these comments/suggestions even read by squidnotes? Hmmm...
a rotation Tool would be neat for scanned pdf handling
Steven Wolf commented
Or even adding an icon to the area where I can select the pen/color/highlighter/etc.
I don't know if Windows/Android support two-finger swiping or similar gestures.
lynn l commented
yes please add.
Manuel Malagon commented
Yeah, this is already implemented. You just make the size "infinite"
Stephen St. Agathe commented
This is already implemented, unless I'm mistaken. Can't we set notes to infinite??
Page that scrolls up and down, so I can just keep going down the page, like a never ending toilet roll
Dr Kain commented
This feature of continuous page for PDF import is so important. Else the navigation system should have larger arrows or be easier to navigate (rather than the small arrows in the right hand corner) or even have contents for all the pages for quick navigation.
Ahmed Salahuddin Saleh commented
It will be a good idea if we can turn the page of an imported pdf file up or down by sliding finger(s) on screen up or down instead of going to the arrows.
PLEASE! ADD THIS FEATURE
Yes! Notability for iPad does this, and I would love to see it incorporated in Squid. As an engineering student, it gets difficult to work through long derivations and keep track of important equations when you have to keep flipping between pages, but I don't like to use infinite page because I export a lot of notes for printing and sharing with classmates.
Continuous page is needed !
when I import a pdf for reading and making notes, I need to ceaselessly zoom in and zoom out. Because I need got read a new page which don't have be zoomed before. I think continuous page feature can perfectly solve this problem.
I agree. Please add continuous scrolling for viewing long PDF documents with many pages.