Bug 480910 - Fonts in Evince at 100% zoom are very blurry compared to the same in gv
Fonts in Evince at 100% zoom are very blurry compared to the same in gv
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evince (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-21 05:22 EST by D.S. Ljungmark
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:22 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:39:50 EST
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Screenshot showing the issue (24.80 KB, image/png)
2009-01-21 05:23 EST, D.S. Ljungmark
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The same in ghostview (83.22 KB, image/png)
2009-01-21 05:23 EST, D.S. Ljungmark
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Correct screenshot of Evince (121.28 KB, image/png)
2009-01-21 05:55 EST, D.S. Ljungmark
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Description D.S. Ljungmark 2009-01-21 05:22:24 EST
Description of problem:
gv is the de facto old standard viewer of pdf/ps files, but the newer evince is filling it quite nicely, except that the default fonts are nearly unreadable due to the excessive amount of antialiasing/blurring applied to them.

While my fonts are fine on the actual desktop and in editing, in evince it is nearly impossible to read them.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
install samba-doc , evince and gv
open the Samba3-HOWTO.pdf and compare the visual looks

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Comment 1 D.S. Ljungmark 2009-01-21 05:23:16 EST
Created attachment 329579 [details]
Screenshot showing the issue

Uploading screenshots to compare.
Comment 2 D.S. Ljungmark 2009-01-21 05:23:51 EST
Created attachment 329580 [details]
The same in ghostview
Comment 3 D.S. Ljungmark 2009-01-21 05:55:17 EST
Created attachment 329587 [details]
Correct screenshot of Evince

Seems I uploaded the wrong screenshot the first time, this one is the correct one.
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