Dynamically generated PDF files working in most readers except Adobe Reader

I'm trying to dynamically generate PDFs from user input, where I basically print the user input and overlay it on an existing PDF that I did not create. It works, with one major exception. Adobe...

CLI pdf viewer for linux

Hey, for quite a while now, I am looking for a pdf viewer for the command line. As I like to work without X on Linux, and often work on a remote machine, I would like to have a tool to read pdfs....

Django - Model graphic representation (ERD)

I'm searching a way to represent my Django project model graphically. Is there a "native" way to do this kind of ERD (diagram) ? Update following @Etienne instructions Here is an example of how I...

How can I open files externally in Emacs dired mode?

I want to open a pdf with evince instead of DocView mode. Is there a possibility to open a file with a specific command like 'evince'?

Free tool for watching coordinates in PDF

Is there any tool in some PDF Viewer/Editor like Acrobat, Evince, etc. where I can navigate and watch coordinates(i.e. (x,y)) of any selected point in PDF-document?

make: Nothing to be done for first.pdf

I'm a newbie to linux and make, I've written a makefile to automatically compile the .tex file to .pdf. But when i call make, it said "Nothing to be done for 'first.pdf'", here's my makefile: ...

Extract xdp or xfa from PDF

I created a PDF form with Adobe LiveCycle Designer. I'm now struggling to extract the data programmatically from the PDF after it's been filled out. I tried to do this using poppler (the qt4...

PdfCopy and form values with iText: form values not visible

Chapter 6 of iText in action describes how to replicate a page using PdfSmartCopy / PdfCopy: public void addDataSheets(PdfCopy copy) throws SQLException, IOException, DocumentException { ...

GTK+ caret-color CSS property in Evince

Using a dark theme, the caret in Evince (press F7 to get to caret mode) is a very light colour and therefore doesn't show up well against the usual white background of a document. I'd like to fix...

How can I create an abstract syntax tree considering '|'? (Ply / Yacc)

Considering the following grammar: expr : expr '+' term | expr '-' term | term term : term '*' factor | term '/' factor | factor factor : '(' expr ')' | identifier | number This is my code using...

iText - Encrypt Embedded Files Only

I want to create an unencrypted pdf file with an encrypted embedded file with iText as described in Section 7.6.1 of PDF 32000-1:2008: Beginning with PDF 1.5, embedded files can be encrypted in...

Setting the default PDF viewer for rstudio

Using knitr in Rstudio, when an .Rmd file is knit to PDF, the resulting file viewer is evince. I would very much like to change this to okular, but I cannot find a way to make this...

remove invisible text from pdf using pdfbox

Link to pdf When I try to extract the text from the pdf above, I get a mixture of text that was invisible in the evince viewer as well as text that was visible. In addition, some of the desired...

Open files from Linux bash shell on Windows 10

Using Windows 10 and I have the Linux Bash Shell to use with Jekyll. All I am looking to do is open the explorer or filesystem to copy some files. Does anyone know how you browse the file explorer...

purpose of NotificationChannel name and description

When setting up notification in Android, starting from Oreo, you need to setup also a NotificationChannel In order to set it up you need to give it a name: String and a description: String which...

Command execution with a MySQL UDF - sys_exec does not work

I am trying to run a python script from MariaDB server. I have installed mysqludf library for that. I am trying to run the script using sys_exec function, but there is no result. I have created...

Why [tag:weasyprint] xhtml-to-pdf does not fit A4 page?

I try to convert an "xhtml web page" to an "A4 portrait pdf" with weasyprint Python 3 API. Here is the page. But the pdf file, at the end, does not fit A4 page. Here is the python code...

Booklet page layout with ReportLab

I have a Python program that generates a PDF file with ReportLab, and I'd like to generate another PDF that is formatted to have each page cut in half, then folded and stapled together into a...

Perf Collects Call Graphs only for Some Samples

I ran the following command to sample a simple benchmark on evince: sudo perf record -d --call-graph lbr -c 10 -e mem_load_uops_retired.l3_miss:uppp evince This is a PEBS-based sampling with a...

Getting permission denied even as root inside the docker container

Connecting to running docker container as a root still gets Operation not permitted error when trying to apt-get update, yet I can still see sensitive file like /etc/passwd. Below are my...

Weird Backtrace in Perf

I used the following command to extract backtraces leading to user level L3-misses in a simple evince benchmark: sudo perf record -d --call-graph dwarf -c 10000 -e...

Change Default Annotation Author in PDF Ubuntu

Trying to follow the steps provided here: https://help.gnome.org/users/evince/stable/annotation-properties.html.en I would like to change the author so annotations would default to anonymous...

Wrong Perf Backtraces

I used Perf to extract call graphs in an evince benchmark. The command used is as follows: sudo perf record -d --call-graph dwarf -c 10000 -e mem_load_uops_retired.l3_miss:uppp...

jitsi cannot share certain applications (screensharing)

the problem I'll be describing might be caused by different reasons: on linux opensuse leap 15.1 gnome (wayland) I can share e.g. mupdf but not evince or libreoffice in chromium jitsi session...

X11 remote (without ssh forwarding) from Linux to Mac over LAN is speed up

I am running Xquartz on my Mac and want to display a PDF on it from my Linux. Both computers are on the same LAN. I am not using SSH forwarding, just set a DISPLAY to point to Mac. It works but...

gstreamer: No such element or plugin 'v4l2sink'

The problem I am trying to execute a script. Part of it needs to execute v4l2sink. I tried to execute this gst-launch-1.0 videotestsrc ! v4l2sink device=/dev/video1 & mplayer -tv...

How to navigate in awesome-wm between windows just like as between tabs in a browser?

Yes I know about Win+tab, Win+j/k, but what I also want is something like tabs in a browser, like Win+N (or Win+Shift+N since Win+N "jumps" to workspaces) or whatever similar), where N e {...

"Insufficient data for image" when pdf file opened with Acrobat Reader DC

I am trying to make cursor-selectable text in a lot of pdf files unselectable. I use ImageMagick v6.9.10-23 in a script on Ubuntu to convert pdf to jpg and back to pdf as given below. convert...

Map string to list racket

I want a function that takes a string, consisting of a python-formatted tree, like this "[0, [1, 0]]" and outputs a useable racket list, like this '(0 (1 0)) My first move was to convert the...

Installing sf package in R under renv on Macos

I'm having problems in installing the sf package through renv. I have installed R from source in my Mac and everything is fine. I was able to install rgdal and sf through install.packages but...