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Month: September 2015

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

From: Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2015 01:20:28 +0100
On Monday 14 September 2015 00:41:04 Greg Madden wrote:
> 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?
> Sure,
> 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 only.
> 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 forms.

I almost always use Evince now.