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Okular is a document viewer from KDE.

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Bad rendering of graphics in Okular at higher zoom levels

Once you have inspected the screenshots below, you will see that Okular is significantly worse at rendering my two test files than many other well-known viewers. This is unfortunate, because in ...
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Okular can only open files from certain folders

I use okular for annotating some of my PDFs but have been having an issue recently where I can only open files that are on my SSD where I installed ubuntu, but not on the 2nd hard drive (located at /...
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Create okular document archive using content.xml and metadata.xml files

It seems .okular files are zip files. [op@localhost okular-test]$ file kahneman.okular kahneman.okular: Zip archive data, at least v2.0 to extract Inflating this, [op@localhost temp]$ ...
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How can I make annotation for djvu file when using Okular?

My OS is [03/13/2020,14:35:06@~]$ uname -a Linux debian 4.19.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.98-1 (2020-01-26) x86_64 GNU/Linux That is, Debian 10 (Buster). When in Debian 9, I can make annotation in ...
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Okular opens PDFs without colours

I am using okular on Fedora 31. Any pdf I open is opened without any colours! It is grey colored. Any idea what causes this?
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Why is flatpak so much bigger than snap (at least for Okular)?

I was looking at the best way of installing Okular in Xfce, avoiding too many dependencies. While apt mentions 100 dependencies in a 19 MB download, taking 101 MB on disk, I have tried flatpak and ...
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Searching within annotations (Okular PDF Reader)

Currently, Okular is the best PDF Reader for my uses. A feature that would make it perfect is searching within annotations from the Reviews sidebar. Let's say I have a annotation saying "hello world",...
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How do I delete a page from a PDF in Okular?

Didn't see an option in the menus or any documentation on what I imagine is something simple: I have a multi-page PDF and want to delete a specific page within Okular's GUI.
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How to make okular open http/https links in PDFs with firefox?

I'm on FreeBSD and have compiled and installed the graphics/okular port (i.e. not much else of KDE4 other than okular's dependencies.) This has installed version 1.8.0. I start my X11 manually with ...
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how to un-hide the Menubar in Okular

In Okular, the visibility of toolbars and panels can be toggled via Settings on the Menubar. From this menu, even the Menubar itself can be hidden, which leaves me with no way to restore it. How do I ...
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Okular annotation settings: porting from Opensuse to Mint Mate

I have two laptops: one with OpenSuse 15 and another one with Mint. I would like to have the same Okular settings (toolbar and annotations in particular) in both systems. I have everything ...
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Way to search pdf for annotations, edits and other review markings?

Problem: When I get a proof-read pdf back, sometimes there is only one mark every ten pages or so - and that mark can be so small (missed comma, etc.) that I might miss it when scanning through for ...
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Duplex printing on Kubuntu by default

When I was using Ubuntu 16.04, duplex printing worked like a charm with my Brother DCP-J4120DW. However, I switched to Kubuntu 18.04. This makes Okular the default document viewer and also my document ...
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Change colour of Okular task-bar-icon in desktop-panel for specific document?

I use Linux Mint 18 and often have a lot of PDFs open in Okular at the same time. One of these documents is more important than the others, and I want to change the color of its tab, in the panel, so ...
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How to restore Okular default (toolbar) settings

I've somehow managed to remove the toolbar and menu-bar from Okular. After I've found no way to reactivate them from "outside" – sice I can't click on Options anymore – I've tried to reinstall a clean ...
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Is there a way to launch okular, emacs, etc. in order to have fast pop up at command line

When I run emacs or okular from command line (these are two apps I use all the time) they are slow to launch. Is there a way to just have them running and ask for new frames from the command line?
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How do I open files with flatpak okular from command line?

I have an alias for okular installed with flatpak that is set up like this: alias okular="org.kde.okular" It opens up okular from the terminal. However if I try to open a file from the terminal with ...
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How to open PDF-file locked by password?

I discovered a PDF-file in my home directory apparently generated 2 years ago, of which I have no recollection how it got there; all my attempt to open it by using either "okular" or "acroread" ...
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Disable Okular Cache

I have a problem with okular (or it is actually not a problem but irritating). Because of reasons I sometimes start okular from command line (zsh) and after I closed okular (sometimes after some ...
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kbuildsycoca4 issues after upgrading from Centos 7.3 to 7.4

I've taken over supporting a number of users on Centos desktops. I recently upgraded from Centos 7.3 to 7.4, after the upgrade when the program okular is run from the command line we get the ...
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Customize the folder where Okular saves annotations

I know that Okular saves the annotations made in a PDF document in ~/.kde/share/apps/okular/docdata. I would like to change this directory into the same one where the PDF document is. I cannot seem to ...
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Huge Okular fonts

I've been having a problem for a while now in that I, at some point, accidentally made my fonts in Okular HUGE. (See figure) Since I don't know what I did, I also don't know how to undo it. I'm using ...
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Which command allows me to read a pdf from stdin?

I am looking for a GUI program that opens a pdf from stdin. For instance, if pdf_stdin is the command that opens my pdf from stdin, I'd like to use ggp -d -r mail@mail.com encrypted.pdf.gpg -o - | ...
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Okular in ubuntu cannot perform “selection” and copying&pasting

A "selection" tool in my okular 0.19.3 (soft -- ubuntu, 14-04) allows me to choose only one of those: "selection tool", "text selection tool", and "table selection tool". I need only "text selection ...
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Proper way to install Okular

Does someone know a proper way to install Okular on Linux Mint? I used command-line and package manager, both give same result: Okular doesn't have any icon, cannot open pdf, interface has disabled ...
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Export comments only from Okular Pdf-reader (tangling)

I use Okular annotations for my Pdfs and use the highlighting and underline-features quite frequently. From some documents it would be nice to export all the passages, that have been highlighted to a ...
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Is it possible to make okular not flash when reloading a file?

When I am writing a TeX document, I use a setup to automatically recompile my *.tex files into a pdf as soon as a source file changes (using latexmk). So I put a terminal with nvim on one side of the ...
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Newer version of Okular can no longer annotate certain pdf files

I recently updated to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from 14.04 LTS, and the Okular version now is 0.24.2. Now I cannot annotate certain pdf files (the "review" option is simply greyed out), which I previously had ...
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Is it possible to have multiple “--unique” windows in Okular?

I am using Okular to view LaTeX documents as I am writing them and occasionally compiling. I used to use Evince but I had a lot of trouble setting up forward/reverse searching, which is easy to do in ...
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Is there any way to recover unsaved annotations in Okular after system crash

Other popular PDF software such as Adobe Reader or Skim (on OS X) offer a functionality to restore your annotations after a system crash even if you haven't saved the file manually yet. Does Okular ...
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Open multiple pdfs in Okular from command line

I have Okular configured that when it's already running and I open a pdf from the command line, it should open the new file as a new tab in Okular. However, if this new file is in another directory ...
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Okular - Transparent inline note?

In Okular, when I set the opacity of an inline note to 0%, the note just disappears altogether, and I don't think that's the intended behavior of this setting. I've read on forums that this setting is ...
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Does okular/poppler support following intra-document cross-references in PDF files?

Using docbook and Apache FOP I can create PDFs that contain cross-references. For example, the Table of Contents of a book looks like this: Chapter 1 Introduction........................12 Using ...
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Annotation does not work correctly in Okular

I hava a pdf file. In okular 0.17.2 under Ubuntu 12.04, I have found two problems: added inline note (by F6, and then 2) will be rotated 90 degree counterclockwise. added underline (by F6, and then ...
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Okular doesn't work any more

Under My Ubuntu 12.04, Okular worke fine until I recently run apt-get upgrade. Now I can start Okular, but when try to open a pdf file, Okular just flashes and exits. Here is the output when I run it ...
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Problem installing Okular from ppa under Ubuntu

Under Ubuntu 12.04, I installed Okular from a ppa. After I installed it, I ran into the following problem of opening a PDF file: $ okular my.pdf Got bus address: "unix:abstract=/tmp/dbus-5dWEZJSTX0,...
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Change and save pdf annotation setting in Okular?

In Okular, I add inline notes to a pdf file. I change the default settings for inline notes: from default font "Ubuntu 13" to "Ubuntu 6", and from default opacity 100% to opacity 0%. But I have ...
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Upgrade okular in debian wheezy

I have okular version 0.14.3 with KDE 4.8.4. I use debian wheezy and I dont know how I can upgrade to 0.15 version of okular.
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Converting .okular file to pdf

I am using a djvu file, and with okular I have annotations in it. Now, I wish to be able to use this file in Mendeley, which supports only pdf extensions. I know that I can save annotations in okular ...
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If I open the same file twice in Okular, switch to the existing window

I have always been confused why the file manager in Linux cannot stop applications from opening a single file twice at the same time? Specifically, I want to stop the PDF file reader Okular from ...
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Storing Okular PDF annotations and metadata in the PDF itself

The PDF viewer Okular (part of KDE desktop) has lots of nice features and supports lots of file formats. One of the things I like about it is the comments and annotations. Unfortunately, all of the ...