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PDF's Containing a Gradient Background do not Render in Firefox version 24.3.0, and Error Occurs Stating that the PDF Cannot be Displayed Properly (Doc ID 1634119.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Content - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Conversion

When attempting to open PDF's that have a gradient background in Firefox 24.3.0, the document opens but the background is plain rather then gradients, and

the following error occurs.

This PDF document might not be displayed correctly. Open with Different Viewer

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create PDF containing a gradient background
2. Open the PDF in Firefox 24.3.0 using the embedded PDF reader
3. PDF opens but displays a plain background vs. the gradient one, and the error appears at the top of the browser

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot see the intended PDF document properly using Firefox, but the document looks correct in other browsers or Adobe Acrobat causing confusion.


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