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I happen to live in Czech Republic and we have such letters like ě, š, č, ť, etc in the alphabet and use them everywhere, including addresses. Today I was filling a PDF form in Evince and noticed that some of these letters either disappear or make the following letter disappear in view/print mode (everything is ok when I am editing the field). Any ideas why can this happen and how to fix this?

XUbuntu 12.04, Evince 3.4.0.

Update: I have installed the Adobe brand Acrobat Reader (9.5.1) and it has no problems with the letters.

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This behavior is caused by a known bug in poppler (reported at least here and here) related to unicode characters. There is no fix at the moment, you just have to follow the bug tracker.

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you need to install msttcorefonts

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This might solve the problem, but is a bit minimal. Did this solve the issue for you or are you just 'guessing' this might solve the problem? –  Anthon Dec 2 '13 at 13:56

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