Bug 143403 - gpdf doesn't display umlauts
Summary: gpdf doesn't display umlauts
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gpdf   
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Version: 3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
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URL: http://oskari.saarenmaa.fi/tmp/pdfpro...
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Reported: 2004-12-20 13:55 UTC by Oskari Saarenmaa
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-04-26 13:44:23 UTC
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Description Oskari Saarenmaa 2004-12-20 13:55:23 UTC
Description of problem:
gpdf fails to display umlauts in a chapter title in a book correctly,
xpdf works.  The pdf was generated by oowriter.

A single page in sxw and pdf formats, plus screenshots from viewing
that page with xpdf, gpdf and ggv is available at

Bug 140017 is about ggv's problems with the same page.

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How reproducible:

Actual Results:  Page is not rendered correctly.

Expected Results:  Page renders correctly.

Comment 1 Gian Paolo Mureddu 2005-04-25 19:23:08 UTC
The same happens with accentuated characters in spanish and portuguese on my
rig. Version of gPDF is 2.8.2-4.2, here are two screenshots, note the missing
'é' from 'qué es DHCP?' in the gpdf screenshot, which is present in the Xpdf shot.


Comment 2 Oskari Saarenmaa 2005-04-25 19:58:05 UTC
Evince (poppler) works just great, so I guess the 'fix' is to upgrade to FC4 :-).

Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-04-26 13:44:23 UTC
Hi Oskai and Gian,

In FC4, gpdf is being removed in favor of Evince.  Because we will no longer be
shipping gpdf we aren't going to be doing much development work on it.

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