[pdftex] Harlequin RIP 5.3 and PDFTeX

Tom Kacvinsky tjk at ams.org
Thu Oct 4 08:06:35 CEST 2001

The fonts problems have already been fixed.  You need the latest/greatest,
which is 1.00pretest, or the version on the TeX Live 6.0 CD.

If you still have problems even after using the newer pdftex, let me know.


On Thu, 4 Oct 2001, Jeffrey McArthur wrote:

> We have a imagesetter using the Harlequin RIP v5.3.  The RIP supports
> postscript level 3.  If I create a PDF that includes fonts with distiller
> (v3, v4, or v5) it runs through the RIP without any problems.  If I create a
> PDF with PDFTeX 14h that includes any fonts, then the RIP generates an error
> saying the PDF is not a valid input file.  If I do not include any fonts
> (e.g. using Times-Roman and not embed it), then it runs on the RIP.
> The PDF generated by PDFTeX runs through the Pre-Flight of PitStop without
> any errors.
> If I use Acrobat to convert the PDF generated by PDFTeX to Postscript and
> then re-distil it, that PDF runs through the RIP without any problems.
> I remember there was some discussion about problems with font inclusion and
> PDFTeX.  Is this being worked on?

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