[OS X TeX] PDF File won't print from Adobe Reader 8.0
maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Thu Jan 18 17:12:28 CET 2007
On Jan 18, 2007, at 03:55, Alan Munn wrote:
>> 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...)
And if you produce a ps from Preview, and then open that file (again)
in preview, it will be converted back to pdf. Does _that_ pdf still
>> 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.
OK. Does the info in Adobe Reader (it used to be the little triangle
at the top-right of the window, don't know where they left it now)
tell you anything about fonts?
>> 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.
<grin> I was joking, at least a bit (I really don't like the new
reader, for reaasons I won't go into here).
Have you confirmed that the Windows version has het same problem?
Does Acrobat 7 have the same problem (on any platform)? What type of
printer, postscript, or otherwise? Is it possible to create a small
pdf that exhibits the problem and share it with us?
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