[pdftex] Poorly formed PDF file?

Jody M. Klymak jklymak at OCE.ORST.EDU
Mon Mar 12 09:09:03 CET 2001

Hello Vladimir,

Yes, I have no trouble printing it to a HPGL printer either.  It is a
PDF->Postscript problem.

Thanks,  Jody

-----Original Message-----
From: pdftex-admin at tug.org [mailto:pdftex-admin at tug.org]On Behalf Of
Vladimir Venets
Sent: Monday, March 12, 2001 7:47 AM
To: Jody M. Klymak; pdftex at tug.org
Subject: Re: [pdftex] Poorly formed PDF file?

I print your pdf file on HP LaserJetIID (very old) without any problems.
Vladimir Venets

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jody M. Klymak" <jklymak at OCE.ORST.EDU>
To: <pdftex at tug.org>
Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2001 4:58 PM
Subject: [pdftex] Poorly formed PDF file?

> Hello,
> I am having trouble including some PDF files into my PDFLaTeX documents.
> The resulting PDF files look OK in in Acrobat, but will not print to
> post-script printers, choking when they reach the offending figure.
> Similarly, creating a postscript file in Acrobat makes a PS file that
> Ghostscript cannot interpret.
> I suspect that my graphics preparation path is to blame - in particular
> Matlab eps file->Illustrator PDFfile -> PDFLaTeX.
> Also, note that GSView manages to print the PDF file, but at a very slow
> speed.  Thats fine for me, but I want people to be able to use these
> documents, and expecting them to get ghostscript is unreasonable.
> Any hints would be appreciated.  I've put the offending files at
> ftp://ftp.apl.washington.edu/pub/incoming/jklymak/test/test.tex
> ftp://ftp.apl.washington.edu/pub/incoming/jklymak/test/test.pdf
> ftp://ftp.apl.washington.edu/pub/incoming/jklymak/test/test.ps
> ftp://ftp.apl.washington.edu/pub/incoming/jklymak/test/kimap1.pdf
> I am using fpTeX 0.4:
> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159-14h-pretest-20010210 (Web2c
> Thanks,  Jody
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