Could not see "Loading..." msg when opening large PDF

Bug #376266 reported by everlong on 2009-05-13
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
evince (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: evince

While opening a PDF containing a large map, I only saw a blank white screen. To see the "Loading..." placeholder text, one would have to sidescroll across and then scroll down the page to the center. As it was a large file, the loading took a long time, and I initially thought the file was corrupted, so deleted it and downloaded it a second time before noticing.

The "Loading..." message should be visible without scrolling, no matter the size of the PDF or images it contains.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evince
Package: evince 2.26.1-0ubuntu1
SourcePackage: evince
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-11-generic i686

everlong (everlong) wrote :
Dimitrios Symeonidis (azimout) wrote :

everlong, please attach an example pdf file? thank you

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Incomplete
everlong (everlong) wrote :
Dimitrios Symeonidis (azimout) wrote :

I can verify this on Jaunty, marking as confirmed

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Victor Vargas (kamus) wrote :

This behavior is still occuring under latest release included in Ubuntu Lucid, only way to see message correctly is set the option "Best Fit".

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in evince:
status: Unknown → New
Victor Vargas (kamus) wrote :

According to upstream comments: There's no Loading... text anymore since evince 2.31.2, we use a loading window that is always visible, see:

Changed in evince:
status: New → Fix Released
Timmy Shih Jun Yee (shijun) wrote :

Since Evince 2.31.90 is available in Maverick, I'm marking this bug as fixed.

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Changed in evince:
importance: Unknown → Medium
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