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Month: September 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] kpdf/xpdf

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 20:54:42 -0700 (PDT)
> > Not to say anything from the dismal performance
> > that KPDF has always suffered from. The Gnome PDF viewer has
> > been vastly superior performance for a very long time. KPDF
> > basically tries to re-render most pages during scrolling,
> > which is a very bad thing.

> There does not seem to be a bug report specifically
> addressing that problem. Perhaps we need one?

> I would say so. Care to submit?

Are there further technical details besides what you previously stated about rendering during scrolling?

Any clues how to resolve? There is an open bug report to convert KPDF to poppler (bug report 506). Possibly if just fixing the slow scrolling speed then KPDF users would be a magnitude happier, even if not converted to poppler.