Bug 1476289 - atril does not render correctly in HiDPI
atril does not render correctly in HiDPI
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: atril (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Wolfgang Ulbrich
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2017-07-28 10:03 EDT by Didier
Modified: 2018-04-10 17:20 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 05:19:29 EST
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Description Didier 2017-07-28 10:03:45 EDT
Description of problem:

Due to bad scaling on HiDPI screens, atril blurs text and images, resulting in a fuzzy, often unreadable document.

In evince, documents are correctly displayed.

To reproduce on HiDPI screens (with GNOME Window scaling set to "2") :
$ atril test.pdf

To reproduce on non-HiDPI screens :
$ GDK_SCALE=2 atril test.pdf

To circumvent on HiDPI screens :
$ GDK_SCALE=1 atril test.pdf

Additional info:

* evince :
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=723431 (Bug 723431 - Evince does not render document text in hiDPI)

* poppler reference :
https://github.com/pdfpc/pdfpc/issues/149#issuecomment-253324539 (Bad aliasing of slides #149)
Comment 1 Didier 2017-07-28 10:10:37 EDT
atril 1.18.0-1.fc26
poppler 0.52.0-4.fc26
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Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2017-12-12 05:19:29 EST
Fedora 25 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2017-12-12. Fedora 25 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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Comment 4 Didier 2017-12-12 06:15:36 EST
Issue was reported against F26 packages (cfr. comment#1).
Comment 5 Wolfgang Ulbrich 2018-04-10 17:20:00 EDT
atril-1.20 in f27/28 support HIDPI.

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