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Month: September 2015

Re: [trinity-users] kpdf vs big document= odd failure

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2015 15:41:04 -0800

On Sunday 13 September 2015 11:11:35 am Gene Heskett wrote:

> But, while the subject line is still somewhat on topic, I am about to
> nuke kpdf if the package manager will let me.
> Neither okular & evince (usually called "Document viewer" in the menu's,
> like its supposed to be a big secret or something) do not have such a
> problem. okular, started from a cli, spits out several little red wagon
> loads of squawks, but works anyway, better than evince IMO.
> Can a squawk be filed against kpdf?


KPDF is showing its age, as are some of the other old KDE apps. 

I use evince here, okular has more features, and they work well for someone 
who uses them daily..or has a better memory. I prefer apps do do a few less 
tasks and do them well.

 Some tool in  my pdf 'toolbox' is pdftk, pdfshuffler, gs with the 'pdrwrite' 
option, mupdf, xournal, master-pdf-editor: great tools but free beer or pay 

I have been working with fillable pdf forms, only because the other person 
doing it uses an Adobe product theat uses XFA 'enhancements', which no Free 
software pdf viewer supports, it is not a published standard or spec.

Evince and Okular can do X/FDF fillable forms, For Okular I have to google to 
find the feature to enable it, Evince just works, KPDF does not do fillable 

Greg M