[pdftex] How to change Producer value?

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Sat Feb 15 23:20:29 CET 2003

On Sat, Feb 15, 2003 at 12:25:54PM -0800, ruu at pacbell.net wrote:

> How do I change the 'Producer' property for a PDF file created 
> with PDFLaTeX, which I am using as part of the Miktek 
> installation for Windows? I get 'MiKTeX pdfTeX 1.10a' even 
> though I have specified something different. Here is the LaTeX 
> source file I am using: 
> \documentclass{article} 
> \pdfinfo{ 
> /Author (John) 
> /CreationDate (D:20030206130000) 
> /ModDate (02/06/2003 15:01) 
> /Creator (John) 
> /Producer (newvalue) 
> /Title (Document title here) 
> /Subject (Subject goes here) 
> /Keywords (Keywords go here) 
> } 
> \begin{document} 
> Hello World 
> \end{document} 
> --------------------------------- 
> I would expect 'newvalue' to show up under Producer when I 
> look at the PDF properties in Acrobat Reader, but I always get 
> MiKTeX pdfTeX 1.10a instead. 

The pdf file contains *two* entries for /Producer and /Creator.
Thus it is *undefined* which one is choosen by an application.

Therefore I have written a patch to fix this behaviour:

Date: Sun, 9 Feb 2003 03:33:28 +0100
Subject: Patch PreventInfoDictDupes (was: [pdftex] Two /Creator or /Producer

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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