Evince 3.7.5 Brings Better Scrolling Performance

The application features several new features and various bug fixes

The Evince developers have announced yesterday, February 2, the immediate availability for download and testing of the fifth development release of the upcoming Evince 3.8 document reader for the GNOME 3 desktop environment.

Evince 3.7.5 is here to squash a few important bugs found in previous releases, and adds various interesting features, all in preparation for the upcoming GNOME 3.7.5 desktop environment, which should be out by the end of the following week.

Highlights of Evince 3.7.5:

• In order to compute the scaling factor in DJVU documents, the DPI of pages is now used;

• Accelerators are now displayed in Gear Menu;

• Assigned the F10 key to the Gear Menu;

• The scrolling performance has been improved;

• The libdocument and libview libraries received many of the missing introspection annotations;

• The document links are now accessible with the Orca software, thanks to the AtkHypertext interface;

• Fixed a D-BUS daemon connection crash;

• The font color of annotation pop-up windows was fixed;

• The X11 dependency was moved to XSMP support;

• The libdocument’s main public header received the missing include;

• Introspection can now be built against the internal libevdocument library;

• Fixed several bugs found in gtk-doc comments.

As usual, various translations have also been updated in this development release of the Evince application, including Polish, Slovak, Serbian, Netherland, Galician, Thai, Norwegian and Argentinian.

For more details about the new features added in Evince 3.7.5, as well as for the bugs fixed and updated translation, please consult the full raw changelog.

Special thanks for this release goes to Carlos Garcia Campos, Cosimo Cecchi, Alban Browaeys, William Jon McCann, Quentin Glidic, Brennan Shacklett and José Aliste.

Download Evince 3.7.5 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.

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