sideways pdf or txt viewer

Discussion in 'NDS - Flashcarts and Accessories' started by dude1, Jul 29, 2006.

  1. dude1

    dude1 GBAtemp Regular

    Apr 11, 2006
    is there a pdf or even pdf viewer that car render sideways so i can hold the ds like a book and read whatever
  2. maduin

    maduin GBAtemp Fan

    Jul 13, 2006
    United States
    I'm also pretty interested in this as well. Doing the reading out loud sessions on Brain Age got me pretty interested in using my DS as an ebook.
  3. nl255

    nl255 GBAtemp Addict

    Apr 9, 2004
    I don't think there is a PDF viewer for the DS at all.
  4. shadow1w2

    shadow1w2 Still here.

    Mar 16, 2004
    United States
    There arent any made as of yet.
    PDF on DS sounds a little hard though since it may not be able to display the documents well.
    There would be alot of scaling and it might break the readable image on the screen. So it might jsut be garbled.
    It could be possible though, but I dont think anyones tried to attempt it yet really.

    As for TXT files, there are txt file readers made. Moonshell reads them too.
    But nothing displays it rotated 90 degrees.

    Someone might try taking up the idea though.
    But in the mean time your stuck with whats out there right now.
  5. sipoon

    sipoon GBAtemp Regular

    May 29, 2006
    New Zealand
    what about a CBR reader ?
  6. Killermech

    Killermech Cookie Monster

    Mar 5, 2004
    As for pdf, I use pdf to image converter. Takes a roughly 20sec to convert around 23 pages to jpg. Then I just open them in moonshell, works pretty well.

    As for viewing txt files from the side. I saw a program that was capable of doing that a while ago. Unfortunely im not able to find the page.. If I do find it again i'll post it.
  7. thejinx0r

    thejinx0r Newbie

    Jul 13, 2006
    What about doing that and then rotating the image?

    it might work, not sure if its readable though.
  8. Killermech

    Killermech Cookie Monster

    Mar 5, 2004
    I don't see why not. Although the only difference in the end would be how you would hold the ds to view it.
    It's very readable when zoomed in so that's not a problem.
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