[pdftex] Strange printing problem

Ulrich Dirr ud at art-satz.de
Wed Jan 26 07:04:25 CET 2005

Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>   > 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.
> How does the RIP work?  Does it create a bitmap from the PDF in one
> step, as the name `RIP' implies, or does it create an intermediate
> PostScript file?  If the latter is the case, I think that if you can
> get this file, there is a little chance to find out what is going on.

Solvero does the conversion to paths -- assuming the description of the
operator is correct -- on the fly.

Currently it looks like that the reason is probably because of some
identical unique id's. But I need further testing.

Best regards,
Ulrich Dirr

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