[pdftex] Bug in pdfTeX including a bitmap
oberdiek at ruf.uni-freiburg.de
Fri Jun 22 02:08:59 CEST 2001
At 18:17 21.06.2001 +0200, Werner Horbelt wrote:
>I'm using pdfTeX (Web2C 7.3.1) 3.14159-0.13d
Very old, current is 0.14h with improved pdf import.
>Everything works fine despite one figure containing a bitmap.
>It was generated as a portable graymap and converted into eps
>by means of John Bradleys xv and converted into pdf with
pdfTeX can use bitmaps in formats jpg or png directly.
>The standalone graphics looks ok in acrobat reader, but when it is
>included in the tex-file, the generated .pdf has two errors:
* pdfTeX is too old
* try to convert to png or jpg.
At 23:12 21.06.2001 +0100, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>what version of gs?
I assume that Suse is used, so it will be at most 5.50.
Versions greater than 6.01 will be much better, because
they can convert eps files that use type1 fonts into
pdf files without converting the vector fonts to
unreadable bitmap fonts.
Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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