[XeTeX] xelatex and pdf version 1.5 or higher

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 14:41:52 CET 2007

On Nov 21, 2007 2:02 PM, raven aloof wrote:
> Hello everybody ...
> I use gnu-linux and fascinates me the way in which xelatex works with ttf
> and otf and, until now, I can use any latex package and compile without any
> problems with xelatex ...
> The problem that I find is the following.: I wish to embed a video (package
> movie15), but it turns out that xelatex creates a PDF file with version 1.3
> and 'movie15' needs version 1.5 as a minimum to embed the video. The
> question is.: Is there any way in which xelatex can generate a PDF file with
> version 1.5 or higher?. I have already seen the support of both xelatex as
> xdvipdfmx (which does not work quite well with files xdv within gnu-linux)
> and I did not find any way of doing this...
> Sorry for my poor English and thanks :)

I don't know if this will solve your problem, but you can force a
higher PDF version with
    xe[la]tex -output-driver="xdvipdfmx -V 5" filename.tex
for example.


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