Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 433299
evince will not open two instances of the same file on the screen
Last modified: 2008-02-20 11:44:25 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. % evince spc3r23.pdf
Once evince window with the document comes up
2. % evince spc3r23.pdf
Metacity throbs the Window-List icon for the other
Only once intance of the file is open at one time.
Multiple instances of the file. This is important when
trying to code from specifications in the in 500-page
range where multiple distant pages of the document must
be visible simultaneously.
This fails the "Principle of Least Astonishment".
File-Open a copy
Thanks for pointing this out. I'll build a copy redist to my
Fedora 6 users.