cannot read/print japanese pdf files

ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY zamb at
Fri May 6 07:32:49 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-05-06 at 14:37 +0900, Evan Monroig wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a pdf file in Japanese, which I would like to print.
> All the following programs fail to even display the font correctly on
> my screen: evince, gpdf, acroread (version 7)
> xpdf displays the japanese font correctly, but when I print the file
> the characters are transformed to trash...
> Does anyone have a solution to this?
> Thanks,
> Evan
Try converting the file to PostScript first then printing the resulting
        pdf2ps file.pdf

The above command will convert "file.pdf" to "", after that try
printing the new file as you would normally.

Tell us what you get.

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