[OS X TeX] PDF File won't print from Adobe Reader 8.0

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Thu Jan 18 03:55:16 CET 2007


>On Jan 17, 2007, at 23:25, Alan Munn wrote:
>
>>Forgive me if this is slightly off topic.  I have a PDF file that 
>>will print fine from Preview, Acrobat 6.0 and TeXShop, but won't 
>>print from Adobe Reader 8.0.  This is on a Macbook Pro running 
>>10.4.8
>>
>>No error seems to be produced.  The printer queue GUI shows that it 
>>has Finished, but nothing shows up.  Is there some better way of 
>>diagnosing the problem?
>
>print to a postscript file from Adobe Reader, and see if that 
>produces something.

Adobe Reader won't let me do that. (It gives a message saying to use 
Save As, but then only allows PDF saves...)

>  Another option is to look in the console applications in the 
>utilities folder to see if something happens there when you print 
>this file from the terminal (like error messages).

There are no error messages at all.

>
>Is there a particular reason this is a problem?

Sure, first, I would like PDFs that are printable by others, and many 
people use Acrobat Reader.  I would prefer that intuitively 
reasonable things just work.  Also I tend to use Reader myself, and 
would like documents to print as they should.

Alan


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