[pdftex] TIFF files from Photoshop 6

Martin Schroeder martin at oneiros.de
Sun Jan 20 03:29:17 CET 2002

On 2002-01-19 19:56:56 -0500, Jeffrey McArthur wrote:
> The tag is not part of the TIFF v6 spec, but it is documented by Adobe.  How
> do I go about getting someone to change the TIFF libraries that are used in
> PDFTeX so that this no longer generates a warning dialog?

pdfTeX uses libtiff to read TIFFs, so your best bet is to contact
those responsible for libtiff (maybe at www.libtiff.org or

But TIFF support in pdfTeX is suboptimal; your best bet is to
export PDF from PhotoShop and include that in pdfTeX.

> At the very least, I would like to see the pop-up dialog change into an
> entry into the TeX log file.

I suppose that pdfTeX doesn't know anything about the message; it
may come from the routines for reading TIFFs in libtiff.

Best regards

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