Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 617226
kdiff3 prints blank pages
Last modified: 2012-11-27 12:26:27 EST
Description of problem: kdiff3 prints blank pages. When I run kdiff3 as "svn diff --diff-cmd=kdiff3" or just "kdiff3 filea fileb", the diff is perfectly viewable on screen, the print dialog is available and allows me to chose my configured printers or "Print to File" (both PDF and PostScript). However, when I print to any of the devices or files, the result is always a single blank page.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run kdiff3 against two differing files
2. Attempt to print to a PDF file.
3. View the results with evince.
A single blank page is displayed.
A PDF rendering of the diff.
This has been occurring since at least Fedora 10. kdiff3 prints just fine on Windows.
This bug appears to have a bad "depends on" - the referenced BZ 568758 is for RHEL hardware enablement.
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I know this is marked closed, but the issue is still seen in 0.9.97 (and on versions provided in more than one distribution). I'm posting here because search engines brought me here when I was looking for a solution to this problem. I posted a solution/workaround here, if anyone is interested: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kdiff3/+bug/596476/comments/9