Bookmark Marker Weirdness

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at
Mon Apr 5 15:18:30 UTC 2021

On 4/5/21 10:56 AM, Jean-Marc Lasgouttes wrote:
> Le 05/04/2021 à 09:50, Jürgen Spitzmüller a écrit :
>> Am Samstag, dem 03.04.2021 um 10:29 -0400 schrieb Richard Kimberly
>> Heck:
>>> I don't have a strong opinion. For what it's worth, I prefer the
>>> bookmarks in the margins, rather than inline. They are not text
>>> themselves, or related to text, so I find them distracting when
>>> inline.
>>> It would certainly help if they did not jump around, but I don't know
>>> that it would help enough.
>> I'm not a heavy bookmarks users either. I think I would prefer them
>> inline, but maybe with a less salient appearance (smaller and with a
>> pale color).
>> If bookmark bugs are revealed by this feature, I think this is a good
>> thing.
>> As to show/hide: We have some long-standing requests for hiding non-
>> printable items such as labels, index entries in the workarea.
>> Bookmarks would probably just another one to be added to this list.
> Anoother solution for 2.4.0: keep both codes hidden behind a pref
> \experimental_bookmarks_visibility with possible values NONE
> (default), INLINE and MARGIN. This pref would not have any GUI
> associated with it.

I like that idea.


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