to user oriented problems (printing PDF and deep-sixing evolution

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Feb 5 04:04:51 UTC 2008

On 02/04/2008 07:06 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 02/04/2008 03:29 PM, Eric S. Johansson wrote:
>> 1) in a recent encounter with a large number of government forms, I
>> discovered that Linux PDF viewers as a world, don't measure up.
>> (Hint, check out Social Security disability forms).  
> Do you have a link to a particular form?

OK. For the heck of it I downloaded 3 forms from


and all print out just fine from Evince, Adobe Reader 8.1.1, and xpdf.
That includes printing to a USB & networked Canon MP75 *and* to a
virtual cups-pdf printer.

So what seems to be the problem on your side? BTW: None of the forms
that I found on that site so far are user fillable from a pdf client.
Apparently SSA like to employ workers to decipher handwriting from the

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