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Re: Anyone got acroread working on potato?



On 23-Jul-01 Touloumtzis, Michael wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 01:16:15PM +1000, mdevin@ozemail.com.au wrote:
>> Everytime I try to open a .pdf file with acroread it gives me the
>> following error:
>> Exited with error code: 0x400e0009.
>> 
>> I am running potato and xpdf works OK - but it doesn't display the
>> fonts in the .pdf file properly.
>> 
>> Is there something wrong with acroread or my system?

I have had the same problem with the acroread distributed with SuSE-7.2

Try starting acroread, then in

   File -> Preferences -> General

uncheck "Smooth text and images".

I don't know why this happens -- it seems to depend on the X display
you are using (it doesn't seem to like 24bbp -- OK in 8 or 16 -- on some
graphics cards).

Hope this helps,
Ted.

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