[XeTeX] Unicode Math and Evince 3.4.0 (poppler 0.18.4) problems

Chris Yocum cyocum at gmail.com
Sun Oct 14 19:29:16 CEST 2012


The only reason that I caught this is that I tend to run evince from
the command-line and I can see the output in the terminal.  This is
what alerted me to investigate evince/poppler as the problem.


On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 05:31:13PM +0200, Tobias Schoel wrote:
> Hi,
> that seems to be exactly the bug, that I have noticed earlier and
> posted on this list under the Subject "Printer doesn't print
> formulas".
> I have tried with several other printers and different fonts, but
> the result was always the same. It didn't occur to me, that evince
> could be the root.
> I have tested the document (minus the biblatex parts) by printing it
> from evince and acroread and I can confirm: evince doesn't print it,
> acroread does.
> What happens with other documents: evince prints until the first
> math formula and then stops.
> A workaround is for me to pdf2ps and ps2pdf the document. After
> that, evince does print correctly.
> bye
> Toscho
> On 12.10.2012 15:08, Chris Yocum wrote:
> >Hi Guys,
> >
> >I just wanted to let everyone know that if you use evince 3.4.0 with
> >poppler 0.18.4 and the unicode math package (default settings) that
> >you will not be able to print because of poppler bug
> >(https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=53925).  I have attached
> >a minimal example to this email but you will not see the problems with
> >evince until you try to print as it displays correctly but refuses to
> >print with the error "Internal Error: cairo context error: input
> >string not valid UTF-8".  You can find out before hand if you click
> >print then in the print dialog box when you hit print preview, you
> >will that the page with the math on it is blank.
> >
> >I am not sure if this has been fixed but in next version of ubuntu
> >(which is due in a few days time).
> >
> >All the best,
> >Chris
> >
> >
> >
> >
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