[pdftex] FYI: Feature Requests for Adobe Reader
vivrii at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 19:37:19 CEST 2008
On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 11:56 AM, George N. White III <gnwiii at gmail.com> wrote:
> Emacs+DocView on Fedora 8 displays a file (formatted with pdf(la)tex
> 1.40.3) that AR and xpdf both render as blank pages.
Could you post an example?
> I think you are talking about X(treme)PDF, not the sort of PDF most
> TeX documents would produce.
Some TeX documents produce forms, bundles, etc. I suspect that when
people would more think about online publishing rather than producing
poor man copies of paper articles, the use of all these things would
> PDF seems be suffering from the old tradeofff where features are
> added at the expense of reliability. If people are adding features, I'd
> like to see some designed to help with debugging:
> 1. better error reporting from viewers/printers (including font
> 2. tools to give information about a selection (font, etc.)
> 3. potential problems such as attempts to draw outside the
> page (may explain the FAQ: "why can't I see my figure?").
> George N. White III <aa056 at chebucto.ns.ca>
> Head of St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia
Victor Ivrii, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
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