[pdftex] Strange printing problem

Ulrich Dirr ud at art-satz.de
Mon Jan 24 17:59:08 CET 2005

The last result was: Even on the other rip the pdf failed. When converting
all to curves (with Solvero) the film is ok. I strongly suspect that the
special font is broken somehow. The pdf itself looks ok. It selects the
correct font numbers.

Best regards,
Ulrich Dirr

pdftex-bounces at tug.org wrote:
> Hello Martin,
> Monday, January 24, 2005, 12:22:18 PM, you wrote:
>> On 2005-01-24 11:22:49 +0100, Ulrich Dirr wrote:
>>> I've no clue how this could happen. Any ideas?
>> - broken rip at the printing house
>> - problems with non-embedded fonts
>> Preflighting at the printing house should catch both of these.
>> Best regards
>>         Martin
> I agree with Martin.
> In this case a proper preflight software should tell what's going
> wrong- on the other hand the preflighter could also be the problem,
> i.e. if they have set it to exchange fonts, 'repair'  a pdf,... could
> to a lot of problems. I suggest to have a proof taken some other place.
> have recently quite successfully used a new service:
> www.proof-online.de
> When you register you even get an a4 proof free, so maybe you want to
> it a riskless shot??? They even claim to offer preflight checking in the
> new future and they are FOGRA certified. The biggest plus we see is the
> price: They are a whole lot cheaper compared to all proofing we have seen
> so far. 
> Chhers,
> S

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