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I have a very wide PDF and I would like to find a PDF viewer which would allow me to split the screen vertically so I can keep the left side the same while scrolling the right side back and forth.

I found the application http://skim-app.sourceforge.net/, but it only allows one to split the screen horizontally.

Is anyone aware of such a PDF viewer on the Mac?

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I don't know a special app. You can open two instances of your pdf viewer and tile them vertically on the screen ;-) –  fardjad Nov 30 '10 at 20:41
    
While true, it's also a PIA. –  ericgorr Nov 30 '10 at 22:36

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A quick look suggests that this feature does not exist in any PDF reader.

One responder on this forum [ http://is.gd/i0R12 ] believes that there are no such readers.

Most of the links in this Google search [ http://is.gd/i0QQy ] are requesting such a feature be implemented in some reader, any reader.

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You can take a snapshot in Skim (File -> Take Snapshot), then using the wonderful ShiftIt move the snapshot and the main view of the pdf to the opposite sides of the screen (vertically) with just a few keystrokes. Or horizontally. Or to all four corners if you want.

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Neat! This fulfills my need for vertical split. I already use BetterTouchTool for window moving and resizing, it's wonderful. So thanks for the snapshot tip! –  Erika Jan 28 '13 at 7:36

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