Re: Problem with text extraction from 2 columns documents
- From: "Todd Deshane" <deshantm gmail com>
- To: manu <hm_u laposte net>
- Cc: evince-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Problem with text extraction from 2 columns documents
- Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 12:13:01 -0400
On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 7:32 AM, manu <hm_u laposte net> wrote:
> one disturbing limitation of evince for me is that it cannot properly
> extract text when a document is made of 2 columns. For example, when i
> select some text in one column, it is also selected in the other column...
> Acrobat reader can do it, so there are no missing informations in these pdf
> I am currently using evince 2.22.2, please excuse me if this problem is
> resolved in more recent version.
I've actually noticed this (lately?) too, I thought evince used to
handle it better..
kpdf has an interesting way to do selection via a box and then copy that to the
clipboard. Evince probably has a way or could have a way for two column support
to work properly...
here is a bug report that I found regarding this issue:
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