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Re: [trinity-users] kpdf problems

From: Dan Youngquist <dan@...>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2015 11:40:43 -0800
Is there any hope of getting these issues addressed?  #2 is particularly
inconvenient and would be very helpful to have fixed.

On 12/23/2014 10:11 AM, Dan Youngquist wrote:
> I've been having a couple problems with kpdf.  Both have been going on for
> some time now; I don't remember exactly when they started, but it could've
> been when I switched from 13.2 to R14 several months ago.  This is on Debian 7.
> 1. Occasionally it will refuse to render a single page of a multipage PDF
> (or maybe a couple pages of a very long document), when other viewers render
> all pages just fine.  It's the same pages every time, and there's nothing
> different about them that I can see -- just a random page in the middle of a
> document.  If I burst the PDF into individual files for each page, it still
> refuses to render that same page.
> 2. It "forgets" a page as soon as it's no longer displayed, and has to
> re-render it to display it again.  It's as though Memory Usage is set to Low
> instead of Normal or Aggressive, but the setting makes no difference.  This
> is very inconvenient in cases where it takes more than a fraction of a
> second to render a page, which is the case with most of the PDFs I use.
> 3. One more that's not a new problem, just the way kpdf has always been:
> It's extremely slow -- something like 3x slower than Adobe Reader, and at
> least 50% slower than Evince.  I'd have switched to one of those long ago,
> but there are several features of kpdf that I really like.
> Is there any chance of getting these things fixed?  Thanks.

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