[OS X TeX] XeLaTeX problems with includegraphics
peder at axensten.se
Thu Sep 4 00:05:26 CEST 2008
The output of xdvipdfmx after running
xelatex -no-pdf filename.tex
xdvipdfmx -v filename.xdv
$ xdvipdfmx -v filename.xdv
x.map>DVI Comment: XeTeX output 2008.09.03:2358
letter.xdv -> test-letter.pdf
** WARNING ** Didn't find "endobj".
** ERROR ** pdf_link_obj(): passed invalid object.
A quick look at the pdf (in a text edtor) reveals in the first line:
I can compile the same tex-file using pdflatex without a hitch.
xdvipdfmx is version 0.7.3.
XeTeX 3.1415926-2.2-0.999.6 (Web2C 7.5.6)
kpathsea version 3.5.6dev
Again, any help appreciated.
On 3 sep 2008, at 16.24, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 3 Sep 2008, at 3:14 PM, Peder Axensten wrote:
>> Bruno was right, adding -output-driver=xdv2pdf as a command line
>> option solved the problem. Thanks, Bruno!
>> Although I still don't understand why the default driver can't
>> handle ordinary pdf graphics...
> If you run "xelatex -no-pdf" on your document, to create a
> separate .xdv file, and then run "xdvipdfmx -v XDV-file-name" to
> process it, you'll see any diagnostic messages from the driver; that
> might help explain the problem.
> My guess, without having seen the actual PDF file involved, is that
> it uses a newer version of the PDF specification (maybe 1.5) than
> xdvipdfmx supports by default (1.4, I think). You can tell xdvipdfmx
> to accept newer formats by using a flag (I think it's "V") in the
> dvipdfmx.cfg file, but this will also affect the backward-
> compatibility of the generated output.
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