Okular preferred linux PDF reader

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 6 11:14:53 GMT 2009

On Sunday 06 December 2009 06:25:50 Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> On 12/03/2009 10:31 AM, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> >> I don't think Acrobat Reader has to be afraid of anything considering
> >> Okular's font rendering that looks like<censored>.  Seriously, my eyes
> >> start to hurt after a while reading anything in Okular.
> >
> > I have not noticed this. Can you send to me a screenshot of a PDF open
> > in Okular and something else that shows the rendering difference?
> > Thanks!
> Here is an example of wrong rendering in Okular:
>    http://i45.tinypic.com/2vc9dlx.png
I can see why you are worried, but....

> Here is how Acrobat renders it:
>    http://i48.tinypic.com/3028c5v.jpg
> And the PDF is:
>    http://web.mit.edu/~simsong/www/ugh.pdf
I opened the pdf in Okular, and it didn't look significantly different from 
your Acrobat jpg.  It can't be as simple as an Okular rendering problem, then, 
so perhaps someone knows what else could be involved.

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