[pdftex] pdftex output -> Acrobat Professional
john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Jul 3 19:14:42 CEST 2008
On Wednesday 02 July 2008 10:14:48 pm ivo welch wrote:
> Dear experts---I have a document that was created by pdftex under
> Author: Mepdfstartview
> Creator: pdflatexletterpaper
> Producer: pdfTeX-1.40.1
> CreationDate: Wed Jun 25 11:02:53 2008
> ModDate: Wed Jun 25 11:02:53 2008
> Tagged: no
> Pages: 143
> Encrypted: no
> Page size: 612 x 792 pts (letter)
> File size: 629639 bytes
> Optimized: no
> PDF version: 1.4
> It displays and prints fine. All the fonts are embedded, too.
> I am trying to run this pdf file through Adobe Acrobat Professional
> 8.1.1. (I want to convert it into MS Word---unfortunately, someone
> who does not know latex needs it.)
> Alas Acrobat complains that "Bad PDF; could not read page structure
> (bad page contents). <Expected a number object.> ".
> Similarly, trying to export it as a pdf/A document tells me that it
> cannot save the file and advises me to do a preflight to determine
> my errors. (Strangely, when preflighting as pdf 1.5, the preflight
> finds no errors or warnings.) Of course, this could simply be an
> Acrobat Pro 8.1.1 bug.
> Has anyone else run into this?
> pdfTeX 3.141592-1.40.1-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.6)
> kpathsea version 3.5.6
> Copyright 2007 Peter Breitenlohner (eTeX)/Han The Thanh (pdfTeX).
> Kpathsea is copyright 2007 Karl Berry and Olaf Weber.
> There is NO warranty. Redistribution of this software is
> covered by the terms of both the pdfTeX copyright and
> the Lesser GNU General Public License.
> For more information about these matters, see the file
> named COPYING and the pdfTeX source.
> Primary author of pdfTeX: Peter Breitenlohner (eTeX)/Han The Thanh
> (pdfTeX). Kpathsea written by Karl Berry, Olaf Weber, and others.
> Compiled with libpng 1.2.15; using libpng 1.2.15
> Compiled with zlib 1.2.3; using zlib 1.2.3
> Compiled with xpdf version 3.01
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I would use Acrobat Reader and save as text. The MSWierd user can
redo the formatting ad libitum.
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