[Libreoffice-bugs] [Bug 48927] New: PDF: PDF export of a vector drawing replaces text by tiny curves and lines.

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Thu Apr 19 05:00:08 PDT 2012


https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=48927

             Bug #: 48927
           Summary: PDF: PDF export of a vector drawing replaces text by
                    tiny curves and lines.
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: LibreOffice
           Version: LibO 3.5.2 Release
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: All
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
 Status Whiteboard: BSA
          Severity: normal
          Priority: medium
         Component: Writer
        AssignedTo: libreoffice-bugs at lists.freedesktop.org
        ReportedBy: cedric.dewijs at telfort.nl


Created attachment 60334
  --> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/attachment.cgi?id=60334
A screenshot showing the origional in inkscape, the pasted text in libreoffice,
and the exported PDF in sumatraPDF

Problem description: 

Steps to reproduce:
1. Download the following PDF:
http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/41239D.pdf 
2. Open the pdf in inkscape 0.48.2 r9819, using the following settings (these
are the defaults):
Select page 4 out of 96
[don't] clip to media box
precision: 2.0
text handling: import text as text
[do] replace PDF fonts by closest-named installed fonts
[do] embed images
3. Start libreoffice writer, and make a new text document (ctrl-N)
4. In inkscape, select all, and copy (ctrl-A and ctrl-C)
5. In libreoffice writer, paste (ctrl-V)
6. Export the file to PDF, with the following settings (these are the defaults)
Range: 
[X]all
Images: 
[ ] lossless compression
[X] JPEG compression, quality: 90%
[ ] Reduce image resolution
General
[ ] Embed OpenDocument file
[ ]PDF/A-1a
[ ]tagged PDF
[X]create PDF form, submit format FDF
[ ]allow duplicate field names
[X]export bookmarks
[ ]export comments
[ ]export automatically inserted blank pages
[X]embed standard fonts
7. Open the exported pdf file in SumatraPDF.

Current behavior:
The text "SOT-23 Pin Diagrams" is not exported to PDF correctly. When the text
is zoomed in sumatraPDF, it's visible that the 3 is not smooth, but instead it
looks like it has been composed out of lines and curves. 

Expected behavior:
The text should have been exported as text, so it would have been smooth.

Platform (if different from the browser): 

Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:10.0.2) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/10.0.2

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