[texhax] document broken under windows

Paul Isambert zappathustra at free.fr
Fri Oct 8 20:05:47 CEST 2010

  Le 08/10/2010 19:57, Paul Isambert a écrit :
>  Le 08/10/2010 19:32, Arno Trautmann a écrit :
>> Hi all,
>> I have a document that
>> • compiles fine
>> • looks fine
>> • opens fine in a pdf-viewer.
>> At least running Linux. On a windows machine, the pdf seems to be
>> horribly broken. In one viewer, the letters E and u are just missing
>> everywhere. Another viewer (one was evince, one AcrobatReader) didn’t
>> show the correct formatting in some parts. Both viewers did not show
>> about 4 or 5 pages but just tiny squares instead of them.
> That's what happens under Windows with Acrobat, but not with Sumatra, 
> where it seems to be displayed correctly. So it's more likely to be a 
> problem with readers rather than OS.
> I must say that Acrobat is supposed to be the most pdf-compliant 
> reader. You probably know the reason why.
Correction: even under Sumatra, the section on distributions doesn't 
show up (and the pages making it up aren't even counted, so the document 
is only 21 pages long instead of 25).
I guess you should try to produce a version without changing page sizes.


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