[OS X TeX] PDF printing error isolated a little more

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Sun Oct 12 19:40:33 CEST 2008

On Oct 12, 2008, at 11:57 AM, David Airey wrote:

> The PDF I created with MacTeX 2008, located temporarily here in the  
> "bad_pdf" directory:
> <http://public.me.com/dairey>
> does not print from Leopard Preview or TeXShop, but it will print  
> from Adobe Reader 9 for OS X. However, the rendering is not the same  
> from Adobe. The target PDF has figures included from the R package  
> "akima", but I think this is immaterial, because the figures will  
> print if opened individually from Leopard Preview (i.e. outside of  
> LaTeX), so there is some problem with the combination of LaTeX  
> commands used to create the PDF with TeXShop and printing the PDF  
> from Preview or directly from TeXShop.
> The postscript error on the stack is:
> -dictionary-
> The console notes:
> 10/12/08 11:52:32 AM [0x0-0x67067].com.apple.Preview[690] warning:  
> CMapName specified but not defined.
> I would appreciate if anyone with up to date Leopard could try to  
> print the PDF from Preview to confirm this bug. I will take this  
> file down in a week.
> Thank you.
> -Dave


I get the same Console message when the file is opened with Preview.  
However, I can print the file fine (ummm... my printer is a monochrome  
laser printer)! I'm using a Macbook Pro, OS X 10.5.5, Brother  
HL-5250DN using the Brother PS Driver.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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