[pdftex] How to change Producer value?

Martin Schroeder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Sun Feb 16 01:46:57 CET 2003

On 2003-02-15 12:25:54 -0800, ruu at pacbell.net wrote:
> 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. 

This means MikTeX distributes a changed pdfTeX, which I won't

> I posted on the Miktek SourceForge forum, but they said this 
> is a PDFTeX issue, not a Miktek issue.  To me, it seems that 

It's a MikTeX issue. Normal pdfTeX doesn't do that.

The official pdfTeX will produce a pdf with two entries of the
/Producer key. One with your value, and one with pdfTeX-1.10a .

Best regards
               Martin Schröder, MS at ArtCom-GmbH.DE
          ArtCom GmbH, Grazer Straße 8, D-28359 Bremen
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