[XeTeX] Problem with includegraphics of pdf file version 1.5 which was fixed when converting to version 1.4

Mike Maxwell maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu
Tue Dec 11 19:44:16 CET 2012

On 10/1/2012 4:57 AM, Jørgen Skancke wrote:
> This minimal working example
> ...
> results in the following errror
> ** WARNING ** Streams with DecodeParams not supported.
> ** WARNING ** Cannot parse cross-reference stream.
> ** WARNING ** Error while parsing PDF file.
> ** WARNING ** pdf: image inclusion failed for "../nature_format.pdf"
> ...
> My workaround solution was to use gs to convert the pdf file from version
> 1.5 to version 1.4

I'm also getting this error, but I can't figure out how to use gs to make the conversion.  I see 
ghostscript's manual here
but don't see any parameter to change the pdf version.  What was your command line for the conversion?
	Mike Maxwell
	maxwell at umiacs.umd.edu
	"My definition of an interesting universe is
	one that has the capacity to study itself."
         --Stephen Eastmond

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