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Making okular notes and comments visible to other pdf readers

Is there a way to make okular comment and reviews for a pdf visible to Adobe Reader and evince?
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okular does not fit in screen

I have some bug with Okular and 32 bit ubuntu, screen 1024X600. Screen is small, 10 inches. Just did update, problem still there. Some of the pdf documents make okular window wider than it should be, ...
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Okular & rekonq printing black pages

I found a strange bug printing from Kubuntu lsb_release -a Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 13.10 Release: 13.10 Codename: saucy in Okular okular -v Qt: 4.8.4 KDE ...
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Tab completion won't work on some PDF viewers

I have a directory filled with PDF files, all with long descriptive names. So I rely heavily on tab completion when opening any one of them. However, tab completion only works for zathura, and not ...
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How to make Okular play embedded video

So I create presentations using LaTeX and the Beamer class. This allows me to embed videos (.mp4, .avi, .gif) formats in my presentation. These seem to play well in full versions of acrobat reader but ...
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Change pdf viewer for downloads in chromium browser

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Chromium browser version 32.0.1700.102. When I download pdf files in chromium I get a button in the bottom left corner of the window, like this: If I click the button, ...
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How to “save” a rotated pdf file

I have a pdf file shown upside down. So I use Okular to rotate it and it looks good. The problem is, The next time I open it with other software, it's still upside down. If I open it with Okular, it ...
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Is there a pdf reader that displays animations?

I'm creating a presentation and need to include some animations. I placed the animation in the pdf file using Beamer (after storing the animation in a bunch of png files). Now, when I open the file on ...
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save option in Okular

I am using Okular for ubuntu 12.04 GNOME, but it does not show any option to save the document. Even if I try to use save as it does not save the changes in another file. Is there any solution for ...
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Cannot find Highlight tool in Adobe Reader or Okular [closed]

I use Elementary OS Luna 64 bit. I'm trying to get the PDF annotating tools for highlighting text on PDF documents. I tried Adobe Reader and Okular. But both haven't that feature on my PC. But when I ...
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Inverse search in Kile (Ubuntu 13.10) doesn't work

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, inverse search from Okular to Kile stopped working. I did not change anything in my configuration of Kile or Okular: In Kile: Configure -> Tools -> Build ->Select a ...
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PDF reader problems

I've got a PDF document that I would like to be able to read... but for some reason a number of the embedded pictures and graphs don't display cleanly when opened in evince or okular on Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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How to prevent PDF from opening on previously-viewed page?

When I open a PDF it goes to the page that I last visited. How can I prevent this so that whenever I open a PDF it goes to page 1? I am using Document Viewer 3.4.0 and Okular 0.14.3. Thanks!
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I can't open links neither in Okular, MuPDF nor xpdf

Is it a bug in viewers or a property that if I click a link in a pdf, nothing happens in Okular and MuPDF outputs "Couldn't get a file descriptor referring to the console"? xPDF outputs Warning: ...
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How can I increase the viewing history (recent documents) in Okular?

I tried looking for an entry/number in ~/.kde/share/config/okularrc but there was nothing to edit there as to allow me to increase the number of saved addresses
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PDF security problem

I'm looking for a program that allows me to export a document to PDF safely, so that other users can open it but can not copy or print its contents. While I used Windows I used PDF printers such as ...
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Problem with Okular (Navigation)

I've installed Okular 0.16.4 and am facing a little problem Okular by default starts in navigation mode and presents you with other tools, like selection mode and such. Problem is, everytime I try ...
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How to find the window of a specific file in the multiple windows of Okular with multiple files open

I use Okular to open, say 5, pdf files. Now I need to find one pdf file, say "HelloWorld.pdf" However, when I click the Okular icon, 5 small windows show up on the desktop. The windows are so small ...
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How to get the newest version of a package installed via apt-get?

Is there a way to install the latest release of a program other than building it from the source? I know that the packages/applications in the ubuntu repositories are not always containing the most ...
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replace or remove evince

I want to use my own document viewer (okular) and never want to see evince again. In Ubuntu 13.04 when I try 'dpkg -P evince' it says that ubuntu-desktop depends on it.
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How can I make a KDE app (Okular) register its actions with Zeitgeist?

I don't really enjoy Evince, and I use Okular for my pdf needs. Okular is nice, but when I open a document with it, it's not added to my recent documents, nor appear in the fast dash file search (it ...
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How to enable “Text Selection” at startup in Okular?

In KDE's PDF reader "Okular", at startup, text selection is set to "Draw a rectangle around the text/graphics to copy". I'd like to have it set as "Text Selection" by default. How to do this?
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okular and external movie player compete for owning the screen?

I have been using okular as my primary pdf viewer, and for pdf presentation. Usually my pdf presentations contains link to external movie files, which, upon clicks, will be opened in an external ...
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Why are KDE apps running on unity too slow to load

I use a few KDE applications in ubuntu; Okular, Kate and Kile. And it seems to me that they take a lot longer to load than other programs like Evince and gedit. Is it because I'm running unity ...
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Can I make Okular use GNOME's open/save dialogs?

I Use Okular as my PDF Reader. I also have a lot of bookmarks in GNOME Files. So it Would be nice to access them in Okular's open/save dialog. But because Okular uses KDE dialogs by default I am not ...
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Okular not showing pstricks

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and using Okular 0.14.3, which I have as my dvi viewer for Texmaker and Texlive. Works fine, but does not render pstricks. Okular help says you may need to install Libspectre, ...
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How do you change the default document viewer to Okular?

I have just started using Okular and I love it. It has a lot of functionality that I need when I am in pdfs and it already opens up epubs automatically. How to I get it to open pdfs by default instead ...
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Opening new file in new card - Okular

I am sure that Okular has a following feature: When I have already opened some .pdf file in Okular and then I will double-click on the another different .pdf file, Okular will open the second file in ...
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How to Install Okular 0.15 on 12.04 LTS?

See here for reference: http://okular.kde.org/news.php The new version includes an option to save annotations to the PDF file itself. That's why I am very eager to try out. Is there any PPA from ...
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“FreeType NOTFOUND” error when trying to build Okular from source

I am trying to build Okular from source. I checked out commit 8ab768 from Tue Jul 10 17:45:23 2012 +0100. However, FreeType seems to be missing in some path variable. Here is the output from cmake. $ ...
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Clicking links in pdfs opened with Okular opens Abiword (instead of the default browser)

I work with Xubuntu 12.04 and use Okular (version 0.14.3) to view pdf files. If I click a web link in a pdf file (created with "pdflatex" using the "hyperref" package), "Abiword" (It's a ...
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Printing Page Numbers in Okular

I'm using Okular to print some PDF files. How can I add page number to each page? Edit: Screen shots that Lucio requested: (I have no print menu! I have File > Print >> Options)
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How to make Okular open in predefined screen?

I hope you can help me in this really painful problem. When I open several pdf from firefox, Okular always appears exactly where I am currently working (trying to open new pdfs). This behavior is ...
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inverse search from Okular to Kile

Upgraded to 12:04 now can't get inverse search to work (from Okular to Kile) My settings: in Kile I have: Tools -> Mode -> Normal in Okular I have: Settings-> Configure->Editor (and set Editor to ...
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kubuntu 11.10 okular annotations save folder-files

I have a problem with a laptop that has kubuntu 11.10 and i am going to format it. The problem is that i have many akular annotations stored in and i cant find where okular stores them so i can get a ...
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Can not run Okular due to “Unable to find Okular component error”

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 and installed okular but with normal user i can't run okular and give me an error that "Unable to find the Okular component." but with root user i can run it without any ...
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Can Firefox open (embedded) PDF's without starting Okular?

How can I make Firefox on Kubuntu to open PDF in its embedded PDF viewer, like it does on Windows? Currently it opens PDF's in Okular. Some websites (with embedded PDF's) malfunction because of this ...
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Kile doesn’t brings Okular to front

As @user49890 in Emacs-AUCTeX-Okular I got an equal problem with Kile and Okular. In configured both for SyncTeX and it works fine when Okular is closed and Kile quickbuilds the PDF, then Okular is ...
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How do I install the latest version of okular?

The version of okular on my ubuntu 10.10 is 0.11.2, while the website shows the latest version to be 0.14 My question is - how do I get the latest version? My update manager does not show any ...
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Emacs-AUCTeX-Okular

I have Tex live 2011 installed with Emacs 23. AUCTeX and Okular. I have also configured Emacs/AUCTeX to work with Okular supporting forward and inverse search. But. Here's my question. If I have ...
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okular default printer settings

In Kubuntu 11.10, Okular does not seem to obey the CUPS default printer settings. So everytime I want to print something double-sided I have to select the option in Okular, really inconvenient. Is ...
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program to view multiple images as a multi page document

I'd like to view multiple JPEG images (scans) like a PDF. If I open one in gwenview, it displays them fitting into the screen, and I cannot really scroll. If I open them in okular, it displays them ...
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Okular stuck on “Reloading a PDF document”

After upgrading from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10 and Okular seems to be not working properly. When I open a pdf document, it says 'Reloading the document ...' again and again and an hour glass is shown. The ...
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Cannot open any PDF file using Okular

Today I found online saying that Okular is a very good document viewer. So I installed it from the software center. After the installation, Okular could not open any PDF files. Actually it could not ...
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Cannot view PDF files with fillable fields with Okular

Most PDF files work perfectly well with my default document viewer Okular, but cannot open a PDF file with fillable field with any program other than Adobe Acrobat Reader (acroread). Is there anyway ...
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Printing PDF-files via network extremely slow

I encounter grave problems trying to print PDF-files, no matter whether I use Evince, Okular or any other linux program. The Documents are printed extremely slowly or even completely fail to print at ...
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Synchronized reader across computers? Okular? [closed]

I'm reading books in PDF format and use Okular to view them. The books are kept in Dropbox and available on every computer. Is there a way to make Okular (or is there a program for that) to open them ...
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Okular lacks menus except in fully maximised mode

Running Okular under Ubuntu 11.04 (w/ Unity): Okular doesn't have menus anymore (file, settings etc.) unless I maximise its window.
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Why is Firefox trying to use Okular to open downloads?

I'm asking my question here because I can't find an answer anywhere else and the Ubuntu forums have not helped at all. I am running Firefox and Ubuntu 11.04 on a Dell Dimension 9200. Everything was ...
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embedded pdf readers don't recognise keyboard input

Since upgrading to 10.10 none of evince, okular or xpdf recognise up/down, pageup/pagedown keys when working as a pdf reader embedded in firefox. I had this problem before (10.04) with okular, which ...