[libreoffice-documentation] Leading spaces lost copying code from pdf
flywire0 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 21:53:49 UTC 2022
> As requested, continuing from:
> From https://bugs.documentfoundation.org/show_bug.cgi?id=148025#c3
> >> Pasting the selection from https://pdf-xchange.eu/ will contain the
> > required blank lines *if* it is written in the pdf. LibreOffice does not
> > write blank lines in the pdf.
> > Please understand this is a two-part fix:
> > 1) Tweak LibreOffice pdf to write blank lines -
> > ??
> > 2) User must view pdf in software that captures pdf layout
> > Adobe Acrobat only captures text, not layout. Maintainers of pdf viewer
> > software generally consider this is all that is required but I note the
> > viewers often offer features not found in Acrobat.
> > The only reason to use a pdf editor is they must capture layout to be
> > functional but they generally don't have the best interface for viewing
> > files. For example, LibreOffice is not the software of choice to view pdf
> > files. https://pdf-xchange.eu/ has an acceptable interface.
> > ...Ideally, a freely
> > available pdf viewer can be found or tweaked to capture that selection
> the clipboard rather than stripping leading/trailing spaces and blank
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