Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 123540
Japanese PDF scrambled with xpdf 3.00
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:42 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040312
Description of problem:
The current xpdf rpm package in Fedora has
serious mistake that it can show
font embedded Japanese pdf file but cannot show
Japanese pdf without font inside.
fixes CID->GID mapping fontCIDType2, which is the CID font format
with TrueType wrapped inside with dictionary.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Japanese PDF with xpdf
2. No string...
Actual Results: No string
Expected Results: Actual Japanese string.
This patch is not Japanese specific so should not break other
And you need to delete displayFontX line and add the line
Korean and Chinese are supposed to have that problem too
and it'll be fixed samely.
Created attachment 100319 [details]
F*ck'n easy Japanese pdf - but xpdf fails to show
Created attachment 100320 [details]
screenshot of samle-orig.pdf before patch
Created attachment 100321 [details]
screenshot of sample-orig.pdf: after patch
Created attachment 100322 [details]
diff for /etc/xpdfrc.ja
Yukihiro, could you attach a test pdf file for testing please? Thanks
Comment 1 has a test pdf. Let me know if you need more. Cheers
i already added the patch into xpdf-3.00-5, it will show up in fc3
Please test it again if this problem is fixed. Thanks