Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 393471
Evince Does Not Correctly Display PDF Unless You Select Text
Last modified: 2009-07-14 11:55:23 EDT
Description of problem:
When opening certain PDFs in Evince, the document comes up partially blank. It
is only when you select the text in the document that it appears and becomes
readable. It returns to a blank/unreadable status if you undo the text selection.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
100% with an affected document
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open PDF in Evince
2. See text in PDF is missing
3. Select text with cursor, becomes readable
4. Unselect text with cursor, becomes unreadable again
PDF is unreadable without selecting the text
PDF should be readable without needing to select text
Same as previously closed Fedora 7 bug 249155. Could not find a way to reopen
and bump version.
The missing text in the attached PDF starts at the table on page 4, and runs to
the end of the document on page 11.
Created attachment 265591 [details]
Arbitron National Satellite Report - Spring 2007
Bug continues to exist in evince-2.20.2-1.fc8
Went ahead and also filed the bug upstream. Gnome Bug # 502806.
Bug continues in 2.22.2 in F9. Ticket updated.
Updated upstream ticket as well.
Determined to be bug in poppler by upstream, changing component:
Bug continues with following packages/versions:
Also re-filed upstream with poppler:
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