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2021-05-25 05:46:17 +0200 asked a question What is the purpose of viewing PDF in Draw?

What is the purpose of viewing PDF in Draw? Draw can open PDF files. As the LO team states, Draw is neither a PDF editor

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Why doesn't Writer open multiple windows in Web View? MS Word has no problem with multiple windows and split windows in

2021-03-12 03:25:03 +0200 commented answer Draw PDF display problems

Unfortunately, I couldn't answer before. Draw is definitely not a dedicated PDF editor. However, by converting a PDF doc

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2020-12-12 21:13:21 +0200 marked best answer Draw PDF display problems

Draw is a good tool for quick editing PDF files. However, I am facing serious issues with the PDF rendering implemented in Draw. I have found five types of problems. Problem 1: Wrong text rendering, lines are not wrapped.

Wrong text rendering, lines are not wrapped.

Problem 2:

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Wrong text rendering, text is not justified. On the left picture is Draw. On the right picture is another viewer.

Problem 3:

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Draw cannot render the file

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When opening some files, Draw launches a pop-up window asking for a password. All files are opened after clicking Cancel or OK with an empty password. Any character in the password field is rejected as an invalid password.

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The document displays correctly, however it takes 3-5 minutes to open the document in Draw and the system freezes due to high CPU usage. Scrolling through this document is also resource intensive.

All of the above examples have no problem when opened with Adobe Reader and the following open source viewers like Chrome / Chromium, Firefox, Evince, Okular, GIMP, and ImageMagic. As such, I believe Draw has a legacy PDF rendering engine that cannot handle some of the new PDF features. Am I missing something? (This Draw behaviour is consistent in all latest LO versions on Linux with Gnome and Windows 10.)

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2020-12-02 23:13:16 +0200 asked a question Draw PDF display problems

Draw PDF display problems Draw is a good tool for quick editing PDF files. However, I am facing serious issues with the