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Re: [vox-tech] some PDF problems: screen and print rendering do notmatch
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Re: [vox-tech] some PDF problems: screen and print rendering do notmatch

Have you tried Acroread?  I think the way Acroread renders is the "proper"
way.  I noticed xpdf doesn't always render like Acroread.


On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Henry House wrote:

> I have a PDF file (a map sent to me by a client, presumably made by some
> proprietary GIS software on their end) that displays fine in XPDF but not in
> GV.  In particular, a number of pieces of text appear (correctly) as white
> letters with black outlines in an XPDF window, but as solid black in GV and
> *also* in the postscript generated by XPDF using its printing facility. More
> seriously, some text and other shapes in the map legend are completely
> absent from GV and XPDF-generated PS (but again display properly in XPDF).
> This is pretty annoying! I also tried using the Gimp to rasterize the PDF,
> but its output looks identical to what GS displays, presumably because both
> programs use the same ghostscript interpreter.
> I would appreciate any suggestions!
> --
> Henry House
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