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searching in pdf files issue

  • Any news to a solution ? Using Opera 38 and still have the same problem...

  • Any news to a solution ? Using Opera 38 and still have the same problem...

    The issue was reported already?

  • I have another problem related to pdf search, in my example O38 does not search the pdf at all, but it searches heading in the html

  • I have the same problem with Opera 38 :awww:

  • Exactly same problems here.

    1. Searching some words, it displays correctly the occurrences number, but it doesn't display them.
    2. Scrolling the last page always goes down, even if the end is reached.

    Opera beta 40.0.2308.11

  • This is not the Opera Beta forum. Any problems with non-Stable versions of Opera should be discussed the their assign forum.

  • I've had this issue since like forever (since Opera adopted the Chrome engine IIRC). It affects all my computers (4 of them, with different monitor resolutions so probably that's not the deciding factor) so I thought it would be obvious and known, and never bothered to search for it until now. I just learned to use a different browser to view PDF's, or download them and open them with Adobe.

    By the way, it's not a beta issue, currently I'm experiencing it in 40.0.2308.62 Stable for W64 - but I've experienced it in pretty much every version.

  • Just found a Chrome Extension that's working pretty good for me. Its a PDF viewer that uses HTML.

    It jumps to the found search term and it highlights it very well. Here's the link,

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pdf-viewer/oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm

  • Any update at ALL ?? I have been struggling with this issue ever since they found a fix for the DPI scaling issue which was since... version 25 ? And now it is version 40 ! Did Opera developers have issues reproducing it or is it simply NOT important to look into ??

  • Did Opera developers have issues reproducing it

    This was reported already? If so, what is the bug ID?

  • I have no idea. I reported this bug multiple times and included my email address but it didn't look like they sent status update to me, not even a receipt of whether the bug is entered into the system. I will try to report it again.

  • As I thought, there wasn't bug ID number when I reported the bug, only thing is the email address to update more info DNAWIZ-7758

  • BTW, how does it behave on Chrome and other Chromium based browsers?

  • This issue is strictly Opera related. I had Chrome installed on my same laptop and it is fine. I also used Opera on my work computer but it did not have this problem. This has to be related to "resolution" and "pixel scaling"

    Opera 40
    http://imgur.com/yrAnSZF

    Chrome 53
    http://imgur.com/QRhFAwe

    As you can see, Opera display more pages when a pdf file is opened (note: no zoom, this is how it looked after a pdf link is opened).

  • Any update at ALL ?? I have been struggling with this issue ever since they found a fix for the DPI scaling issue which was since... version 25 ? And now it is version 40 ! Did Opera developers have issues reproducing it or is it simply NOT important to look into ??

    Did you try the extension I suggested?

  • The problem with the PDF viewer extension is that the pdf opened by the extension is not a valid tab, meaning there is no link address of the file in the address bar. Knowing where the pdf is coming from is important to me. On the other hand, since there is no link associated with the document so when you close Opera and reopen it, it is unable to locate the document hence you lose the source of the pdf document. Also the rendering speed of the extension is not as fast as the built-in pdf viewer, if you scroll too fast, you start seeing spinning circles.

  • The problem with the PDF viewer extension is that the pdf opened by the extension is not a valid tab, meaning there is no link address of the file in the address bar. Knowing where the pdf is coming from is important to me. On the other hand, since there is no link associated with the document so when you close Opera and reopen it, it is unable to locate the document hence you lose the source of the pdf document. Also the rendering speed of the extension is not as fast as the built-in pdf viewer, if you scroll too fast, you start seeing spinning circles.

    Hmm. If its that important to know "Where" a pdf comes from don't you just always look in the lower left corner when you hover the pdf link???

    I just checked using the extension I referenced above and when I close and reopen Opera with a couple of pdf files it said it couldn't find them initially but then it loaded them!

    Interesting. I never noticed that the address bar was blank. I then tried right clicking in the pdf and hit "Copy Address" and it gave me this link...

    chrome-extension://oemmndcbldboiebfnladdacbdfmadadm/http://soaringeagleopen.com/PDF/Soaring Eagle Open Entry Form.pdf

    To bad this won't work for you. The "Find" command in this extension is really good.

  • Hello 2017, any news on this bug ?

  • Hello 2017, any news on this bug ?

    I don't think so. It seems to still be happening.

  • Hello 2017, any news on this bug ?

    I don't think so. It seems to still be happening.

    The scaling issue is fixed, but now the pdf rendering performance is slow. The pdf appears stuttered and jagged and not smooth and fluid like before.

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