Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 837826
PDFs with fill-in forms saved from evince are not readable from other PDF readers
Last modified: 2013-08-01 01:08:26 EDT
Description of problem:
PDFs saved from evince containing a filled-in form cannot be opened in Acrobat Reader. This was not the case at sometime in the not-too-distant past. This makes evince largely useless for filling in forms which need to be sent to other people.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Fill in fields in some form in evince. (E.g., http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f90221.pdf.)
2. Save a copy of the form.
3. Try to open the copy in Acrobat Reader.
Acrobat Reader claims the file is corrupt.
The file should open properly.
This looks a lot like https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=49080, could you please specify which version of poppler you have installed?
(In reply to comment #1)
> This looks a lot like https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=49080,
> could you please specify which version of poppler you have installed?
The description of the other bug is consistent with what I'm seeing.
I'm hitting this, too.
Can an update to poppler be issued?
What is the probability that this is the same as bug 782858?
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