evince? = train wreck

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at verizon.net
Mon Nov 19 21:04:16 UTC 2007

On Monday 19 November 2007, Paul Johnson wrote:
>On Nov 19, 2007 10:30 AM, Gene Heskett <gene.heskett at verizon.net> wrote:
>> Greetings;
>> I have NDI how it came to be FF-'s fav pdf renderer, it didn't show
>> in an about:config, nor did it show up in the kde file associations, all
>> of which were set to use acroread for viewing a pdf.
>> But somehow, firefox seemed to think it had to use evince, which worked
>> fairly well & fast, but just one HUGE problem.  All the characters were
>> rendered in the correct left to right order, but they were mirrored right
>> to left!  Veddy difficult to read needless to say.
>> --
>> Cheers, Gene
>> =
>I've had the same experience.  Here's the magic bullet.
>While reading the fedora list a while ago, Aaron Konstam posted a great tip.
>"But to do what you want got to: about:config
>browser.download.hide_plugins_without_extensions to false
>The in: Edit->Preferences->Content->Manage you can make firefox any
>program you want to open pdf files."
Got it thanks to a previous message from Claude, thanks Paul.

>Paul E. Johnson
>Professor, Political Science
>1541 Lilac Lane, Room 504
>University of Kansas

Cheers, Gene
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