[ANN] vector to pdf v02b

Alejandro Tejada capellan2000 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 11 21:24:33 EDT 2004


on Wed, 11 Aug 2004 
Roger.E.Eller wrote:

>Since v02 and v02b, PDF files will not open 
>in Reader 6.0 with or without ascii85 or hex 
>encoding. 

I'll have to download Adobe Reader v6.0,
but first, i'll need to download and read
the new pdf spec v1.5. :-)

>Reader 6 gives no error message and 
>displays an empty square page. The page size is 
>reported as 0 x 0 in Reader 6.

Interesting, because you will see the 
"mediabox" tag in the pdf file with a
clearly defined size.

>All encodings open fine in Acrobat 5.0, and it 
>allows saving. Oddly, after saving from Acrobat 5.0, 
>Reader 6.0 still will not open the file.

Not even after saving from the full version
of Acrobat!!! :-((

That's not good.
When a file is saved in Acrobat 5 it's
linearizated or optimized for fast 
web downloading.

If Reader 6.0 does not recognize linearized pdf,
then it means that Acrobat 5 it's not modifying
the pdf after saving it.

I'll revert to use the template of version 01
to see if this solves the problem.

Thanks a lot for the report! :-))

al


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