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

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How to flatten comments using okular

Recently Okular has become a great tool to annotate pdfs. I have added some annotations (stamps) using okular to a pdf. I would like these annotations to become flat. By flat I mean that they are no ...
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Installed Okular using snap, toolbar file open entry don't work

Just installed Okular using the snap package in my ubuntu 16.04 machine. It works fine if right click a pdf and choose open with->okular. If I open Okular I cannot use the file menu in the toolbar. If ...
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Creating Shortcuts in Okular

I want to add a shortcut to Okular that activates the highlighting tool. I am aware of the "configure shortcuts" tab but the commands that it contains are limited and I want to know how to add a ...
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Okular Editor settings revert to default after reboot

Every time I set the Sublime3 inverse search command to subl "%f:%l" in Okular -> Settings -> Editor, and then reboot, the settings are restored back to the default values, so I need to redo the whole ...
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Cannot open pdf files in mounted usb drive using Okular

Whenever I try opening a PDF file in a mounted usb drive using Okular, it gives me this error: Could not open file:///media/walkeknow/F8A2-34D9/example.pdf I have installed okular using sudo snap ...
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How to add a Signature stamp to Okular

I'd like to have my own signature as a stamp for Okular. In folder /usr/share/okular there is a config file drawingtools.xml and in folder /usr/share/okular/pic the is a stamps.svg containing some ...
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Enable infinite horizontal panning in Okular

Question Is there a way to enable infinite horizontal panning (or dragScroll) on Okular in Kubuntu? Explanation Okular has the option to drag scroll (left-click and drag) indefinitely in the ...
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Missing labeling of menu bar sections in german version of okular

I notice that in the german localisation of Okular, some headings in the menu bar are missing, instead they are saying "Kein Text" ("no text"), for example the File section at the left (it should say ...
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Additional question mark icon in Launcher when launching an app, and then the original disappears

I when I try to open Okular which I've installed using flatpak, I see these two icons in my launcher: After a while the Okular icon disappears and only the question mark one remains. What could be ...
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Some apps are taking incorrect keyboard input

I am using Okular 1.3.3 on Ubuntu 18.04 and experiencing problems with the keyboard shortcuts. No shortcuts that use alt or ctrl work now, which is a real pain. In the 'Configure Shortcuts' tab, ...
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Auto-pager in Okular

I want to auto-paging down a atlas book in dual-page mode I find many ebook readers on smartphone have the auto-pager function. If an atlas could be auto-paged , then it can serve as a auto ...
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Okular not opening links in web browser [duplicate]

When I go to click on hyperlinks in a PDF document from ocular, it opens the resulting page in the text editor, not in Firefox as expected. Some output to show that Firefox should be default... $ ...
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Icon theme “Adwaita” not found - Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Okular using snap in my Ubuntu 14.04. It is functional but there seems to be a problem with some of the icons. They are not being displayed. I have run okular from terminal by: snap ...
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How to install latest version of Okular on Ubuntu 14.04 (avoiding source install)?

Is there a way to install Okular in its latest version on Ubuntu 14.04? So far the default Ubuntu repository supports a really old version of Okular (offered by KDE Applications version 4.13.3), as ...
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Okular prints way faster than Evince

I observe the following problem: Having HPILIP and an HP Color LasterJet M253 Evince prints complex PDFs (take e.g. that one: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Claude_Puech/publication/...
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PDF containing non-embedded Symbol TrueType font doesn't show math symbols

I have a PDF (generated from PowerPoint) that contains math characters which are not shown when viewing it with the default PDF viewer or Okular (greek letters, square root symbol, ... all appear as ...
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Suddenly Okular will not open any more

I have made my laptop double boot a few months again, with Ubuntu 18.04.1 . I have been working with okular to open pdf files (for the commenting option) but suddenly okular doesn't work anymore. When ...
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Compiling modified version of Okular with new highlighting tool

Regarding the post Modify Okular highlight to automatically copy highlighted text into comment, I need help for the process to follow in order to compile Okular hicksor version on Ubuntu 18.04. I have ...
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Unable to replicate changes from Qtcreator/Kdevelop to cmake project

I was trying to setup Okular (https://github.com/KDE/okular) on qtcreator and Kdevelop. Everything seems to work fine except the changes I make under generators directory, don't seem to replicate back....
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Going through annotations in Okular

I use Okular to read and annotate PDF textbooks. I use mostly highlighting alone but I sometimes add a pop-up note attached to highlighted text. When I want to read some material again, I like to just ...
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The “Speak Text” feature in Okular is not working. How do I get it to work?

I'm currently using Ubuntu 18.04 and Okular for viewing pdf documents. I thought it would be convenient if I could use the text to speech feature. I tried following all the instructions given here: ...
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Evince - Libreoffice - Geogebra - Apparmor issues

I try to authorize evince to open Geogebra and libreoffice files as links. Using evince 3.18.2 on ubuntu 16.04. Update 1: I've just installed a fresh 18.04 with the same problem. Update 2: Here are ...
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Evince hide all comments

I am trying to view a PDF created by AutoCAD LT; for some reason it shows with a "comment box" around all of the text elements. I have a PDF with hundreds of little boxes that cannot be moved or ...
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Okular version 1 Auto Save Annotations

I recently moved my OS from Ubuntu 14 to 18. Unfortunately, unlike in my previous setup it seems current Okular version 1.3.3 does not allow auto save of annotations. Is there a way to set auto-save ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Okular printing regression? Multiple pages per sheet with page border

In Ubuntu 16.04, Okular had this nice "Pages" tab in the printing dialog: In Ubuntu 18.04, this tab is not there anymore. There is a similar option for printing multiple pages per sheet in the ...
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Okular - open links in a new tab or new windows

I want Okular opens pdf links in a new tab or better in a new window. I have enabled open new files in a new tab, but it doesn't work : Okular opens the new file instead of the previous file : one ...
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transfer okular annotations to extended pdf

I have an OLD.pdf annotated using okular. I also have a NEW.pdf, which is the OLD.pdf without anotations plus an extra chapter in the end. How can I transfer the annotations from the OLD.pdf to the ...
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Okular no longer working in terminal after Kubuntu 18 upgrading

I have recently upgraded from Kubuntu 16 to 18. When I try to run okular in a terminal (konsole) as a user (as I have been successfully doing before, in vs 16), in vs 18 it fails, giving a message ...
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How to use qt-speech in Kubuntu 18.04 (cli / Okular)

In Kubuntu 18.04 Okular can read any selection text, or the whole document by default. That is great, it is using qtspeech5 but How do I set the language? How can I use it from the CLI? Can't ...
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How to integrate Okular with the DE theme in Ubuntu 18.04

I have used Okular for many years. So far it has always seamlessly integrated with whatever DE theme I have set. It has functioned like this across many different Ubuntu releases, but not the latest: ...
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firefox menu and add-on button not working. (Similar problem in okular)

since my last update I can no longer access the menu button or the add-on (using uMartix and uBlock) buttons of firefox. When I klick the button indicates activation (shading changes) but now menu is ...
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letters with diacritic marks disappearing in Evince Document Viewer

Letters with diacritic marks disappear in forms viewed with Evince Document viewer 3.18.2: However, there is no problem typing letters with diacritic marks into the form: I have the relevant Latvian ...
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Cannot change Okular's default page size under Ubuntu 18.04

After installing Ubuntu 18.04, Okular always defaults to "A4" as the page size, even if I have set the page size to "letter" everywhere. For example, even if in Okular's printer dialog I click "...
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How to make Okular follow the system theme?

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04, Okular doesn't follow the Adwaita-dark or Arc themes when I set them with the Gnome tweak tool. Is there any way to fix this? All I really want is for Okular to use ...
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No colour printing on 18.04 after upgrade with hp officejet 6500 e709n

After upgrading to 18.04 i encounter troubles when trying to print pdfs in colour. When I open a pdf in okular and try to print it, the output is always b/w. Further I am missing the printer quality ...
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Run okular 1.13 on Kubuntu 16.04?

I would very much like to run Okular 1.3 on my Kubuntu 16.04 installation, rather than the old version that comes with 16.04. However, I have not been able to find any backports, and only version 1.0 ...
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How to prevent Okular from remembering last position in the file?

How to make Okular not open the file at the last position? I couldn't find the option for it anywhere.
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Is there a text to speech software that allows you to save the audio for later?

So, basically I'm looking for a text-to-speech software that not only can read my files to me (I currently use Okular), but also would let me save the speech as an audio file, so that I can listen to ...
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How to set papersize in Ubuntu?

I am using Ubuntu Linux since a few years and there is one very ugly thing i came across a lot of time: When trying to print okular and also via the command line (lpr) there is often a problem with ...
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okular snap package doesn't appear in applications and command 'okular' is not recognized

I've installed okular from snap snap list Name Version Rev Developer Notes core 16-2.30 3887 canonical core kde-frameworks-5 5.37.0 13 kde - okular ...
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State of Okular in Ubuntu 17.10?

With Ubuntu 17.10, Okular (installed through the Ubuntu repositories, i. e. apt install okular) seems to work a lot worse than in previous versions. This is both on Wayland and on the X session. Here ...
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Okular instances does not group under single icon in desktop dock on Ubuntu 17.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10, multiple instances of okular will no longer group under a single icon in the desktop dock. I am running 17.10 under X.org, and if it matters: I am viewing PDF files ...
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How can I export annotations from a PDF file in Ubuntu?

Exchanging academic PDF with some fellas made me think if it was possible to export the annotations and, in case of yet-to-be-published papers, the corrections from those files to a spreadsheet or ...
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How can I configure Okular to save annotations in the pdf file by default?

As far as I know, Okular annotation are stored locally in /home/user/.kde/share/apps/okular/docdata. However, there are many cases where I need the annotations to be saved within the pdf file itself ...
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How to install latest version of Okular on Ubuntu 16.04?

At Okular's webpage I see that its latest version is 1.2, released in August 2017. In my Ubuntu 16.04 I have Okluar, which says in its About section that it is version 0.25.0. If I try to update ...
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How to change Okular's “Find…” highlight color?

When I am using the "Find..." feature in Okular, the matches are highlighted in yellow. How can I change this color? I also add annotations to PDF files in Okular and the default color for text ...
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Broke Okular by deleting all files manually

I manually deleted all files related to Okular (pdf viewer) and reinstalled it as there was a bug that purging and re-installing wouldn't solve. It now doesn't work and throws the error: Unable to ...
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KDE Kile + Okular forward search

I have just successfully managed to set up inverse search between Kile and Okular using this guide. Right next to it there is an even shorter guide about forward search. Given that inverse search ...
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Where does okular store pdf annotations?

I am trying to figure out where okular is saving annotations for pdf files. According to this answer they should be in ~/.kde/share/apps/okular/docdata but there is no files in that folder. But still ...
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Okular: Text disappears after it has been highlighted [closed]

In Okular, as soon as I highlight (you get the tool by pressing F6 and then 4) the text, the whole text of the page disappears. However, this happens only on some PDFs. I googled to find a fix for ...