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Re: Strange pdf behaviour



On Mon, 08 Nov 2010 13:44:42 -0500, Wayne wrote in message 
<4CD8451A.4070501@gmail.com>:

> On 11/08/2010 01:10 PM, rudu wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > A few people are complaining that this pdf file :
> > http://www.ubapar.org/IMG/pdf/plaquetteUBA1.pdf
> > shows two black pages, while others can see and read a two pages
> > leaflet ... which it's supposed to be indeed.
> >
> 
> Epdfview (0.1.7-4) shows only 2 black pages

..so does MuPDF, zathura and pdfcube too.  And, Gimp. 8o)
Adobe Acrobat just dies. ;o)

> xpdf (3.02-11) shows 2 full color pages
> 
> okular (4:4.4.5-2) also shows 2 full color pages

..landscaped Bretonnese tilted 90 degrees clockwise 
into portrait?  gv too shows it the xpdfokular way, 
as does Krita.  A misplaced alpha channel layer?
arnt@a45:/tmp $ man -k pdf |less
arnt@a45:/tmp $ pdfinfo plaquetteUBA1.pdf 
Creator:        pdfsam-console (Ver. 1.1.5e)
Producer:       iText 2.0.7 (by lowagie.com)
CreationDate:   Mon Jan 12 11:11:57 2009
ModDate:        Mon Jan 12 11:11:57 2009
Tagged:         no
Pages:          2
Encrypted:      no
Page size:      595 x 842 pts (A4)
File size:      1072117 bytes
Optimized:      no
PDF version:    1.5
arnt@a45:/tmp $ 


> > On my squeeze desktop, evince (2.30.3-1) presents two black pages,
> > while okular (4:4.4.5-2) doesn't ...
> > Does anybody have seen this before ?
> 
> Yes I have.  That is why I have 3 PDF viewers installed.
> 
> > Any hint to prevent this from happening ?
> 
> Don't have a clue.
> 
> Wayne
> 
> 


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