Okular is a universal document viewer based on KPDF for KDE 4.

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Okular: Your annotations will not be exported

I'm running Okular 0.20.2 on Ubuntu 12.04, I made some annotations to a PDF file and when I try to save a copy of it with Save as (to preserve the annotations), I get the message: Your annotations ...
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filled PDFs forms turn to black boxes

I have been using Evince to fill out forms for time sheets and have had no problems until recently; My work changed the form and now when I fill them out the filled portions turn to black boxes on ...
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How to use middle mouse button (or center click) to scroll in Okular?

Running Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS, I am trying to have Okular (version 0.19.3) scrolling when pressing the middle mouse button and moving it in any direction to scroll in that direction. ...
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How to display the assigned document's name with Okular 0.19.3 in Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS?

Okular is displaying wrong document name in the top bar. Example 1: Example 2: And for some files it will display the correct name: Example 3: How do I manage to get Okular to display the ...
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Okular only displaying in landscape mode

I have been using Okular without issues for quite a while. However, recently when I open a PDF, it is always displaying the pdf in landscape mode. The pdfs are not generated in landscape and view ...
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Make pdf reading a liitle more comfortable (using okular)

Firstly, apologies for a vague title ; I didnt know what to say. I have a particular pdf (book). However I am having a lot of trouble reading this pdf. The issue is that the background color, which ...
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Printing problem with evince on 14.10 - 32 bit - Ubuntu

I prepared a file in LaTeX and wanted to print it. I opened the file with Evince, gave the print command and out came two blank pages with some spots here and there. I opened the same file with ...
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software center lists mutiple entries of okular install and reader

Recently I noticed by accident that I have multiple entries for the okular document viewer in the Software Center. Four of five appear to be identical. Also listed are a host of okular ...
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Okular: File -> Properties -> Optimized?

If you open a PDF file in Okular and choose the menu entry "File -> Properties", a list of the current file's various properties is displayed. Among them is the entry Optimized: <Yes|No> ...
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How to view chapter wise bookmarks in Okular?

Common pdf viewers like Document Viewer and Adobe Reader in Windows provide bookmarks for every chapter like so : Is there anyway to get the same feature in Okular?
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Okular crashes Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed okular using the ubuntu software center, but I haven been able to use it yet, once i run the program and I choose open document it crashes. This appears to me in the command line ...
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How to Install Okular on Ubuntu 12.04

Can some please let me how to Install Okular on Ubuntu 12.04 and also KParts Plugin by command prompt or if you can please let me know any ppa's to install it Already tried sudo apt-add-repository ...
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Okular can't read pdf files

I recently have installed Okular on my Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is when I open pdf files, okular gives me the error "Can not find a plugin which is able to handle the document being passed." When I ...
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Why do PDFs with forms create black bars on some pages?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I've been working with PDFs with forms, and recently I've had some issues with a set of character sheets for D&D; they come with forms so that you can save your character ...
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Is there any way to fix hotkeys for some aps (russian layout)?

Although this issue is considered to be solved, shortcuts are not working for a number of applications. For Okular and Sigram hotkeys (in Russian layout) are not working at all. For Goldendict they ...
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Okular Crashing in xubuntu14.04 for LaTex generated pdfs with embedded videos

I have used the same method,package and set-up for generating and viewing LaTeX generated pdfs with embedded video in okular. It is working fine with say okular --version Qt: 4.8.3 KDE Development ...
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Okular opens large pdfs with blank pages

I can't open large files (above 10MB) with Okular. This is a problem with files I save and open up in Dolphin and files I open directly in Firefox (i.e.e-books). Symptoms: -PDF opens but is blank or ...
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I cannot print from Okular, however printing from other programs works fine

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and Xerox Phaser 3250. When I try to print from okular, it does not react in any form, however if I print from Kile, evince, libreoffice etc, everything is fine. I hav no any idea, ...
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Untrusted Package Errors when installing Okular and ACE Stream

Whenever I try to install a new application, I get 'Untrusted Package Errors'. For example, at the moment I'm trying to install 'Okular', but I keep getting an Untrusted Package Error upon ...
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Annotating PDFs in Evince and then viewing the output in Acrobat / Adobe products

As I don't use Windows whatsoever and have been a big fan of Evince for some time, I was really happy to learn that Evince now supports the addition of annotations (even if it doesn't support the ...
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Is there a pdf-reader which can find letter ä in a document?

I found that Okular won't find text that has letter ä. At least I tested with the following document: \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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I have the 0.19.0 okular version, but it still doesn't let me save annotations in a pdf

I have trouble saving annotations and highlighting I made in okular as a pdf. I have the latest okular version: Qt: 4.8.2 KDE: 4.13.0 Okular: 0.19.0 and use ubuntu 12.04 (precise). I've tried the ...
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Firefox + Okular as “embedded” pdf viewer with Mozplugger : unable to search into the pdf

I am rather fan of okular software to view pdf. So that I am using it as embeded pdf viewer in to firefox web browser. I prefer it over the default pdf viewer of Firefox and Adobe Reader. However, ...
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Upgraded to 14.04, now okular dies

I upgraded my KUbuntu system to 14.04, and now when I start it, it opens up a window, then puts the following messages: $ okular ar.drone2_User-guide_UK.pdf Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on ...
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Okular stretched aspect ratio in 14.04

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 okular went crazy and renders every pdf in a strange manner. Please see the image for an example. I tried reinstalling, purging, allowing for newer sources and ...
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How can you disable KDE notification sounds in Ubuntu 14.04?

I installed Okular pdf viewer in my Ubuntu 14.04. Okular is a KDE based software and it emits a KDE notification sound when I do some actions for example when I overwrite a file. Is it possible ...
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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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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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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 ...