Printing To Pdf Linux Rendering

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Fri Dec 4 01:15:34 EST 2020

Sean Cole wrote:
> I've got a CentOS7 server that I am printing reports from as PDFs. No
> matter which font or style I use I get occasional anomalies where
> characters from words get placed over each other like a kerning issue gone
> mental.
> Bad rendering:
> Good rendering:
> It's very random. Sometimes it's ok. the next report will come out bad.
> There's no real pattern I can identify. I've been going at it for a few
> days trying different font types and styles but they are all very hit and
> miss. I can't work out if it is Cairo, Cups or something else. From the
> print card dialogue I get the same issue. I'm so tired and frustrated from
> trying to sort it out. Anyone have a fix/workaround/suggestion?

It's been a while since I've seen that, but when I did it was with an 
older stack brought forward through many versions to v9.

IIRC I replaced the fields that showed the issue one by one until the 
problem went away.

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems
  Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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