How to resize the PDF Preview Pane?

I migrated to 2.9.17 today (Linux). Since then, the PDF preview only uses a small section of the notes area. I can no longer see the full page at first glance, but have to scroll or switch to full-screen mode.

Is it possible to increase the size of the PDF Preview Pane?

Thanks very much.

Could you provide a screenshot to see what you mean?

In this example, the preview only shows approximately the first half of the first page. However, there would be enough space to display the entire first page.

I have the same issue with the portable Windows version of Joplin

Yes, it is possible to increase the size of the PDF Preview Pane in Linux after migrating to version 2.9.17. You can do this by adjusting the width of the Preview Pane using the splitter bar between the Preview Pane and the note list.
To increase the size of the Preview Pane, move the splitter bar to the right. To decrease the size, move the splitter bar to the left. You can also maximize the Preview Pane by clicking on the expand icon in the top right corner of the pane.
Additionally, you can customize the size of the Preview Pane by going to "Tools" > "Options" > "Note" > "PDF Viewer" and adjusting the "Maximum Width" setting. This setting controls the maximum width of the Preview Pane, and you can increase or decrease the value to adjust the size of the pane to your liking.
I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any other questions.

Thanks Ronda, but unfortunately it doesn't help.

On my machine, the size of the preview pane doesn't change when I vary your suggested settings.

That wouldn't really be a solution either, because as you can see in the screenshot of my previous post, there is already a lot of space that is not being used.

Same problem on mac.

@Rondamiddleton It isn’t the width that is the problem but the height

I’m surprised there isn’t more interest in this. PDF viewers usually show the whole of the first page.
Just wondering why Joplin’s viewer doesn’t when there seems to be enough room for it to do so.

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Could someone create an issue on GitHub to track this please?

I have created an issue (my first one - hopefully I did it right :wink:).


I looked at Github, and can't tell if there is progress being made on this. I'm on a Mac and same exact issue.