Evince prints parts it should not.

Bug #507139 reported by Gareth Williams on 2010-01-13
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
evince (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: evince

In the UK the Royal Mail allows consumers to purchase and print postage online. The website returns a PDF document which should be printed onto the envelope or onto plain paper and pasted to the envelope. The PDF documents has the words "Sample will not appear when printed" across it.
When I use MS Windows, the PDF prints without this message (as it should). However, if I use Linux and evince to print, the words unfortunately do show up on the finished envelope.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Jan 13 19:13:42 2010
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evince

Package: evince 2.28.1-0ubuntu1.2
 PATH=(custom, user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-17.54-generic
SourcePackage: evince
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-17-generic i686

Gareth Williams (gareththered) wrote :
madbiologist (me-again) wrote :

G'day Gareth,

Could you please provide a link to the appropriate section of the Royal Mail website?

Gareth Williams (gareththered) wrote :

I've attached an out of date PDF (they are only valid for one day). For security, I've used PDFEDIT to change the name and address of the sender and recipient (me). If this edit has changed anything else and you can't see this bug then I shall purchase new postage with fictional addresses for you. It will take at least 24hrs for it to expire between purchasing the PDF and attaching it here.



madbiologist (me-again) wrote :

Confirmed on Lucid Lynx alpha 2

Uname: Linux 2.6.32-10-generic i686
Package: evince 2.29.5-0ubuntu1

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
madbiologist (me-again) wrote :

Still occurring on Maverick Meerkat with evince 2.32.0-0ubuntu1

madbiologist (me-again) wrote :

Still occurring on Ubuntu 12.04.1 "Precise Pangolin" with evince 3.4.0-0ubuntu1.4

tags: added: karmic lucid maverick precise
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