Bug#453420: Does not display text in PDFs
sa at whiz.se
Thu Apr 3 21:25:59 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2007-11-30 at 17:04 +0100, Sven Arvidsson wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 14:17 +0100, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> > Hi! The text in the following PDF isn't displayed properly by evince.
> > It works better with 'gv'. Can you reproduce this? I'm running
> > up-to-date debian testing on x86.
> > http://josefsson.org/junk/badtext.pdf
> The most likely culprit is cairo. The latest upstream bugfix release,
> version 1.4.12, fixed a lot of bugs with missing text in Evince. I
> suggest you retry when this version is available in Debian.
> It would also help if you could try with Evince 2.20 and Poppler 0.6,
> but you might want to wait for them to hit testing first.
This version should be in testing and unstable now. As far as I can
tell, the document renders fine now, can you confirm?
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