Bug#433193: evince-gtk: Only ASCII characters are copied to clipboard

Sven Arvidsson sa at whiz.se
Sun Jul 15 19:05:07 UTC 2007

On Sun, 2007-07-15 at 12:38 +0200, Mathias Brodala wrote:
> Copying a text containing non-ASCII characters results in those characters being
> omitted from the copy action. Pasting in another application afterwards proves
> this; those characters are just missing.
> Have a look at the example PDF containing the German word "Mühle" (mill).
> Copying and pasting results in "Mhle". I tested this for some other characters
> too and it seems that Evince cannot handle Unicode here.


This works fine for me. I'm using the full gnome version, but I don't
think it should make any difference. 

What versions of the poppler libraries have you installed? "dpkg -l |
grep poppler" should show this.

Sven Arvidsson
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