Bug 114896 - print with pdf convert sucks
print with pdf convert sucks
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: openoffice.org (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
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Reported: 2004-02-03 23:27 EST by Sergio Monteiro Basto
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Description Sergio Monteiro Basto 2004-02-03 23:27:56 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.4.1)
Gecko/20031114

Description of problem:
Before install FC1, but I already used openoffice.org and normally
convert my docs in pdf to send in emails, using print pdf convert 
(because I get better results).
When today I start using openoffice.org from FC1 the conversion to pdf
 is with a worst quality, we can read normally the pdf but before pdf
was much better.
After a few tests I uninstall openoffice.org rpms and install   
OOo_1.1.0_LinuxIntel_install.tar.gz from openoffice site and I back to
my beautifully and normal pdf .
So we have some problems with pdf convert in your version 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
openoffice.org-0-1.1.0-6

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install openoffice.org-0-1.1.0-6 openoffice.org-i18n-0-1.1
openoffice.org-libs-0-1.1
2. write your CV 
3. create pdf with print pdf converter 
4. uninstall openoffice.org-0-1.1.0-6 openoffice.org-i18n-0-1.1
openoffice.org-libs-0-1.1
5. install openoffice.org from OOo_1.1.0_LinuxIntel_install.tar.gz 
6. open the same file 
7. create other pdf with pdf converter
8. compare the 2 docs 
    

Actual Results:  the first doc is visible worst than the second 

Expected Results:  the 2 docs should be equal

Additional info:

pdf converter configured as 
/usr/bin/gs -q -dNOPAUSE -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile="(OUTFILE)" -
Comment 1 Dan Williams 2004-02-04 00:22:39 EST
Is there any particular reason you're NOT using the new File->Export
as PDF functionality of 1.1?  That should be used now rather then a
converter configued with spadmin.  Does the problem still exist when
you use File->Export as PDF?
Comment 2 Sergio Monteiro Basto 2004-02-04 10:25:21 EST
yes, the size of pdf is ten times larger
Comment 3 Dan Williams 2004-02-10 15:22:53 EST
Which option did you check in the Optimize dialog of File->Export to
PDF?  Screen, Print, ?
Comment 4 Sergio Monteiro Basto 2004-02-10 17:05:15 EST
I add try all of them
Comment 5 Sergio Monteiro Basto 2004-02-10 17:06:10 EST
I had try all of then
Comment 6 Dan Williams 2004-03-17 15:19:41 EST
Please test with OOo rpms >= 1.1.0-20.  This appears to be a font
problem, and OOo 1.1.0-20 and greater use fontconfig to find all
available fonts on your system.  Therefore, you are more likely to get
nice, non-bitmapped fonts in your PDF with a newer OOo RPM.
Comment 7 Dan Williams 2004-09-30 15:41:34 EDT
closing due to inactivity on part of originator
Comment 8 Sergio Monteiro Basto 2004-09-30 17:24:04 EDT
last update release is openoffice.org-1.1.0-16 on fc1
Where or how I can find and test >= 1.1.0-20 ?

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