Document Viewer and Chinese characters

Asked by c on 2010-05-01

OS: Ubuntu Lucid x64

Document Viewer is not able to display chinese characters, but "xpdf" can

http://www.hkexnews.hk/listedco/listconews/sehk/20100430/LTN201004301014_C.pdf

should i install additional packages for Document Viewer?

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Simos Xenitellis  (simosx) said : #1

I think the source of the problem is with the 'poppler' library, which is the library that does PDF support for evince.

That PDF file with the MHei, MKai, MSung chinese fonts embedded in the document.
If you try with 'xpdf' or 'acrobat', you are able to read the document.

Your first step would be to try if with Ubuntu 10.04 you are able to view the document with Evince.

If that does not work, then have a look at http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=22334
It is a bug report for the poppler library. What you can do is file a similar report, attaching this PDF file.
I believe this is the best way to get things forward!

c (lsching17) said : #2