Originally Posted by ldolse
It's not a feature or a bug - it's just a limitation/expected behavior. Did you read the sticky?
Most pdfs don't exhibit the specific problem you're mentioning - odds are there is some sort of header/footer in your pdf that's tripping up the normal pdf conversion - use search/replace to delete it.
Yes. Basically, the devs are working on it. To wit:
"How can I help make pdf conversion better?
"Improving pdf conversion is on the to-do list of the Calibre developers, but any help would be greatly appreciated. There is a new pdf engine that is currently in progress, and fixes many of the issues described above, like multi-column pdfs, ligatures, line wrapping, etc. Development is presently stalled, and there is no ETA for this being released. ... "
PS: Most do.