PDF missing charachters

Dj YB syehielb at t2.technion.ac.il
Tue May 3 14:19:28 UTC 2011

On Tuesday May 3 2011 17:06:03 Tim wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-05-03 at 15:19 +0300, Dj YB wrote:
> > the problem is not limited to a single document or even to a single
> > source.
> > 
> > I am using Okular to read PDF documents.
> > assuming the documents are good (they have no problem in windows
> > machines),
> Well, that's still not an indication that they're good.  Okular might
> have a problem.  Or, it could be that the PDFs were created badly, but
> not noticed because of some strange behaviour of the Windows PDF reader.
> I'd try reading them on another PDF reader on Linux (e.g. xpdf, evince),
> just to work out whether it's Okular, or something else causing your
> problem.  It might be the Okular is dependent on something else
> providing PDF support (ghostscript, poppler, etc.).  But it looks like
> Okular just depends on poppler to do the work.  You might want to verify
> that it's installed properly, or that there aren't any bug reports for
> them.
> If it makes it through the list, I've attached a very small PDF file
> with four different letter pi's in it.  That PDF was created using
> OpenOffice.org, and it embedded the fonts in the file.  I don't have
> Okular installed to test it, but it works in evince and xpdf.

thanks, its working
I will try different pdf readers to test the "bad" documents


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