Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Replacement for acroread on 64bit system?
Date: Sat, 07 Mar 2015 09:34:54
Message-Id: 20150307093435.65ce674f@digimed.co.uk
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Replacement for acroread on 64bit system? by Grant Edwards
On Fri, 6 Mar 2015 22:42:21 +0000 (UTC), Grant Edwards wrote:

> One of the things I like to be able to do is to open up a PDF document > and print a portion of one of a page in a size that fills a single > 8.5x11 sheet. This is trivial in acroread, but impossible in evince > or emacs (actually I can't figure out how to print at all in either > one). > > Being able to print a portion of a page is particularly useful for > things like printing out an area of interest from a C size schematic > or printing a single table from a user manual or datasheet. > > How do I do that without acroread?
Okular can save a selected part of a page to a PNG file, which it can then print. It's not quite what you are looking for but pretty close.
> [I'm running an XFCE desktop, so would prefer something that doesn't > pull in a gigabyte of Gnome or KDE dependancies.]
It will need kdelibs, how much else is needed on your system can only be answered by portage. -- Neil Bothwick Atheism is a non-prophet organization.