Evince 0.9.1 released
Posted on: 06/19/2007 05:50 PM

This release brings important improvements in rendering. Cairo-based rendering of pages and selections should make things faster. A lots of bug fixes were made too. We require latest poppler 0.5.9 now and looking forward to annotations support and images selection.

* What is it ?

Evince is a document viewer. It primarily displays pdf, though djvu, tiff, dvi, impress slides, postscript and even comics archives are also


More information can be found at http://www.gnome.org/projects/evince/

* Where to get it ?

Evince is available at:

md5sum: 7258400098ee62f8abf383423fda3f3b
size: 2.1M

md5sum: 6aa4037b266cbc3e90f58c18c91e2590
size: 1.4M

* What's changed?

New Features and UI Improvements:

* Cairo-based renderer for pages and selections of PDF, DVJU and DVI do
cuments (Carlos Garcia Campos)
* PDF exporter for printing DVI documents (Alaska Subedi)
* Zoom icon artwork (Michael Monreal)
* Patch to avoid frequent process wakeup for metadata handling (Bastien
Nocera, Arjan van de Ven)
* Bumped poppler requirements to 0.5.9 (Carlos Garcia Campos)
* Changed sidebar ordering (Wouter Bolsterlee)
* Removed extra locking of a main loop to speed up rendering (Carlos Ga
rcia Campos)

Bug fixes:

* Print job is released quickly (Carlos Garcia Campos)
* Update a cursor and tooltips after scrolling (Carlos Garcia Campos)
* More safe mkdir_with_parents (Eduardo Lima)
* Safe saving of a document copy to a remote location (Carlos Garcia Ca
* Build fix without libgnome (Marc Brockschmidt)
* Selections don't disappear after zoom (Carlos Garcia Campos)
* Preview button added to the print dialog (Carlos Garcia Campos)


Daniel Nylander (sv)
David Lodge (en_GB)
Dr.T.Vasudevan (ta)
Espen Stefansen (nb)
Gil Forcada (ca)
Ignacio Casal Quinteiro (gl)
Ivar Smolin (et)
Jorge Gonz=C3=83=C2=A1lez (es)
Sonam Pelden (dz)
Theppitak Karoonboonyanan (th)
Yuval Tanny (he)

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