[cairo] Awful PDF output from Evince

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Dec 1 13:51:14 PST 2009

On 11/26/2009 05:32 PM, Adrian Johnson wrote:
> Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> No, on the contrary: it includes thousands of small fallback images,
>> typically a few pixels wide and high!
> This looks like it is printing each Type 3 glyph as an image. This was a
> bug that was fixed in poppler 0.12.0 when I made poppler-cairo use user
> fonts for Type 3 fonts. It works for me using poppler master.

I updated to poppler master.  That fixed the print issue, but then evince 
renders those Type3 fonts unreadably distorted and pixelated.  Have not 
debugged it yet.

Independently, it probably makes sense to merge nearby fallback areas...


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