Questions tagged [evince]

Evince is a document viewer for multiple document formats.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
44 views

PDF freezing my laptop

I've tried to open this PDF (UPDATED) on Chrome, Evince and Zathura. All freeze my laptop. I've tried to compress the file using ghostscript, but it also freezes. I waited more than 1 hour and it just ...
2
votes
2answers
168 views

Incorrect font spacing to fill PDF form

I am filling out this PDF form, IRS Form 1040, in evince 3.36.7 on Ubuntu 20.04 and having a problem that the numbers I input are not aligned correctly with the background bars. Please see this ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Evince Document Viewer gets stuck in full screen mode in Ubuntu 20.04

I am Using Ubuntu 20.04 on a computer that has 4 GB RAM and an Intel Core i5 Processor. When I open PDF files in Evince Document Viewer in full screen mode, sometimes it gets stuck. Neither getting ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

How to make evince open links in not-default browser

I would like to set Evince to open the links in a browser which is not the default one; now it is perfectly working with firefox, which is set as the default browser (and I don't want to modify that) ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Set as default application is not working (opening pdf files): Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I want to open my pdf file with evince (document viewer) as the default application. I right-click on the pdf, properties, open with and the Default application is ImageMagick I try to change it by ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Dash to Panel intellihide glitches when using evince

When using evince dash to panel intellihide often glitches by popping up and immediately disappearing when I drag the mouse to it. This happens when fullscreen is on and even when its not.
2
votes
1answer
25 views

Can 'Save as' in Atril be configured to open the file chooser with most recent directory selected instead of /home/Documents for downloaded PDFs?

For downloaded PDF files opened in Atril, the 'Save as' file chooser dialogue defaults to the /home/Documents directory, which is not what I want to use 100% of the time. Ideally I would like to be ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Error while opening pdf using evince

I have a issue with the evince. The pdf file is not opening in evince and while trying to open the pdf through the terminal by using the command evince test.pdf, the following error Is appearing in ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Document viewer last-saved directory

After a recent update/upgrade my document viewer (Evince) no longer uses the last-saved location when saving a downloaded PDF. For example, if I were to download multiple PDFs, open and save each one ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Evince customize key for reverse search with latex

This question pertains to latex using emacs and viewing the pdf with evince. Reverse search with evince (pdf to latex in emacs) uses Ctrl + left click. Is there a way to remap to Alt + left click?
1
vote
1answer
40 views

How to find/search for text results only in the Outline/headers in PDFs open in Evince?

Okular 20.8 and earlier has a feature that I miss badly: the ability to search for results only in the header titles, AKA "Outline" tab in the Evince UI. But in Evince 3.38, I don't see any ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Gedit SyncTex Plug-In in 18.04

I've upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 using the standard option of the ubuntu software installer, and the gedit synctex plugin stopped worked after that. It is hard to find out for me why -- it just does ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

ubuntu: change scroll mouse speed without using imwheel

Scroll pdf file in Evince is slow so I changed the scroll speed with imwheel, and the configuration file is like this: "^Evince$" None, Up, Button4 3 None, Down, Button5 3 ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

How to stop Evince inverting colors by defalut while opening PDF's

I used a couple of times Evince in a false-color appearance, by pressing Ctrl+I. Now all PDF's open by default with inverted colors and I have to correct them by hand when I open them. Is there a way ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

How to view pdf with markup

I'm trying to view my advisor's comments on a PDF of a manuscript. He's made comments using Adobe software in the past, and I've been able to use evince or okular to view them. Now neither works, and ...
1
vote
0answers
76 views

Evince reader: How to make side panels dark in night mode?

I love night mode in evince, but the reading always gets strained since there are white bars while reading the book. Is there any way to darnen them black? All black screen will be a pleasure for ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Can't select text in XPS document on Ubuntu 20.10

The title is really straightforward: I'm using Ubuntu 20.10 and I cannot select text when viewing XPS Documents with any document viewer I try. Well, almost any : Okular does enable me to select it, ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Evince toolbar sometimes refuses to go away in fullscreen

I'm using Evince 3.36.7, and the fullscreen mode doesn't seem to work properly. The toolbar should show itself only when I take the pointer to that area but it doesn't always do this. That's what ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

Evince PDF links disabling login ability to the followed URL

I'm experiencing a strange behaviour when using corporate PDF documents and trying to follow links: PDFs comes by email (using Thunderbird) I open it directly from the attachment, with Evince PDF has ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

Problem with fonts in okular in kubuntu 20.04

I am having a problem with fonts substitutions in kubuntu 20.04 using okular or evince (both). The file has some embedded fonts as in ------------------------------------ ----------------- ------------...
2
votes
0answers
94 views

I wonder if evince document viewer have configuration file like zathura have zathurarc?

I use zathura as document viewer but they not provide highlight text option , or I not found any plugin for that. So I switched to evince but how I configure keybindings in evince actually I saw this ...
1
vote
1answer
218 views

Document Viewer (Evince) does not remember last page in 20.04

Every time I close a document with Document Viewer (Evince), when I re-open it, it always start from first page. That's pretty annoying, and it was not like this in previous versions, where it used to ...
0
votes
0answers
102 views

Evince text selection problem (selecting text vertically)

I am a new Ubuntu user. I have been using the default document viewer Evince. But I am having some problems with selecting the text using Evince. Like the screen capture provided here: It selects ...
2
votes
1answer
290 views

Chrome or Firefox render pdf's much better than Evince's

Chrome or Firefox render pdf's much better than Evince's (ubuntu's default pdf viewer). For example Chrome: Evince: Both pictures are taken at same zoom and even if perhaps you might not notice ...
1
vote
1answer
258 views

Poor font substitution in eVince or poor rendering

I regularly receive pdf documents without all fonts embedded which means fonts need to be substituted when opening using eVince or other pdf readers. This is quite normal, I know. However, whatever ...
1
vote
0answers
51 views

Evince: How do I set a keybinding for the autoscroll?

I use evince with calibre as my primary ebook reader on Lubuntu 20.04. I find the autoscroll feature pretty useful. How can I set a keybinding to toggle autoscroll on evince?
2
votes
0answers
184 views

Automatic smooth scrolling Evince

I was wondering if there is a way to enable automatic smooth scrolling with evince pdf reader in ubuntu 18.04. I know about the ctrl+arrows, but i usually scroll the vim way with k and j keys. I can't ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

Why Cannot I Delete Comments From Evince-pdfs?

I made several comments in a pdf in evince, and I would like to remove some of them. I thought this would by straight-forward by going to the comment and clicking the "Delete" key on my ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

Evince won't print specified pages

I've opened a pdf document and want to print pages 6-7. When I use the print command and select pages 6-7, Evince prints pages 1-2. If I display page 6 and print Current Page, it prints page 6. I ...
3
votes
0answers
332 views

document viewer presentation mode show small frame when display scale is 200%

When I try to open a document in presentation mode in document viewer in Ubuntu 20.04 while the display scale is set to 200%, the presentation is shown in a small frame in the middle of the screen. If ...
8
votes
2answers
449 views

Evince shows small frame in Presentation mode

I recently noticed that Evince started showing the following unusual behavior when in Presentation mode (after F5 is pressed) on my laptop: instead of making the slide occupy most of the screen, it ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

“Always on top” option does not work for Document Viewer after opening the text annotation box

A pdf document opened with evince Document Viewer can be pinned to the top of the screen by clicking on the "Always On Top" option from the right click menu on the task bar of the Viewer. In ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

Evince show annotation text in preview instead of page, author and date

I am using evince for viewing PDFs and I use highlight and note annotations quite a bit. My evince version is GNOME Document Viewer 3.36.0. As shown in the image below, the annotations are previewed ...
3
votes
0answers
120 views

How to change the default saving behaviour of Evince Document Viewer following highlight?

If I highlight a sentence using Evince Document Viewer, it gets highlighted. But after highlighting when I click Ctrl + S (that is save), it is giving pop up for saving each-time. Then eventually I ...
1
vote
1answer
243 views

Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa - Can't associate document type with application

Just migrated from 18.04 to 20.04. pdf files were associated with document viewer OK until I installed Vivaldi browser. Since that clicking a pdf file will open it in Vivaldi. It is possible to ...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

search all pages of long pdf for string

I used a ghostscript command to unite all the pdf files in a directory into one which is about eighty pages long. When I run a search for a string with evince, it tells me the number of times it was ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

Evince loses all open files during restarts?

Had many open pdfs in evince. Had to restart for some update. On reopen, evince showed recent files but only allowed me to open one and then recent files list seems to be completely hidden. Is there ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

How can I reenable the back button in Evince on Ubuntu 19.10?

I'm on Ubuntu 19.10 and my evince is not showing Back/Forward history navigation buttons. Various comments on the internet claim that one can enable them by editing the tool bar, but none of the ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

Printing Black and White in Evince?

Unfortunately, I see no options in Evince under the section "color". My printer is a HP-Deskjet-2540 series. Many thanks in advance! @user68186: Thanks for the hints. Here is a screenshot from my ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Evince is slow to open (on overlayroot with apparmor disabled)

When launching evince on Ubuntu 19.10, it takes about 15 seconds before evince opens. Dmesg output appears to be clean. I disabled the apparmor profile as I'm having problems with it being on an ...
1
vote
1answer
665 views

How to tell thunderbird to use doc viewer for pdf

In Thunderbird settings I can tell it to use a specific program to open all pdf documents. I want to use the document viewer utility (evince) but I don't know how to indicate that to Thunderbird. If ...
0
votes
2answers
307 views

Unable to launch evince

When launching evince, I get this error: EvinceDocument-WARNING **: 10:14:16.337: Error opening directory “/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/evince/4/backends”: Permission denied I have already put evince ...
0
votes
0answers
651 views

Evince error: “failed to map segment from shared object”

Evince does not open the pdf from a terminal instead, it gives the error: EvinceDocument-Warning: liblcms2.so.2: failed to map segment from shared object Opening the file using Firefox or Foxit ...
0
votes
0answers
637 views

I can't print PDF files in 18.04

I use Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS and I have trouble printing PDF files. When I start the job (be it from Evince, Okular or Chrome) the paper LED of my printer Brother (HL-L2310D) starts blinking and then ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Install basic GNOME without any app

I am trying to remove Evolution from my system. However, removing it also removes the GNOME environment. So, I conclude that it is impossible to have GNOME without Evolution. Please note I am NOT ...
1
vote
0answers
115 views

How to quickly anonymize all annotations in evince?

In Evince, I know that I can do right-click on the annotation -> Annotation Properties... and clear the author in the properties window. However, doing this for each annotation is overkill. Is there ...
0
votes
1answer
357 views

Default PDF viewer suddenly changed in Firefox & Thunderbird under KDE

I use Ubuntu 18.04 with KDE. My default PDF viewer is Okular and it has worked as intended (when I open PDF, it laucnhes Okular). That has changed recently: If I now open PDF i.e. from Dolphin, ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Document Viewer (evince) not opening from terminal

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 Whenever I try to open evince from the command line: > evince something.pdf I get this error (even without a pdf file): evince: error while loading shared libraries: ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

evince-thumbnailer uses excessive CPU and memory

I have the well-known problem with evince-thumbnailer, while I was working with tex. No thumbnail created for a .ps and a .dvi file. CPU -> 100% and it ate memory (~500 MB) until I stopped the process ...
4
votes
0answers
316 views

a missing font causes RAM overflow, huge syslog file, then crash ubuntu

I have some PDFs open in Document Viewer (3.28.4), academic papers downloaded from arXiv recently. Then I notice my memory usage rising gradually, eventually overwhelmed all the available RAM, which I ...

1
2 3 4 5
8