So I'm not at all impressed with the "Continuous" view in Preview, that seems to be the default way PDFs are opened. Is there a way to change the Preview.app preferences in such a way as to set "Single Page" as the default?
In Mountain Lion, at least, there's a
If you for some reason can't get it to work, you could try this Terminal command (don't know if it will work in Lion) and restart Preview:
(in ML, the value of
This terminal command should solve it
PS. This won't work in ML only in Lion. And you may have to restart before it will become functional.