Date: Sat, 30 Mar 1996 01:04:07 GMT
Reply-To: Aandi Inston <100126.1304@COMPUSERVE.COM>
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From: Aandi Inston <100126.1304@COMPUSERVE.COM>
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Subject: Re: Any tools for checking PDF-1.0 compliance?
Paul Wehr <email@example.com> wrote:
>This seems like a FAQ, but after not finding any for this group at
>AOL, or Ohio-State, I am lead to ask:
>I have used the book "Portable Document Format Reference Manual"
>from Adobe Systems, Inc. (ISBN 0-2011-62628-4), to help me create
>a SAS application that writes PDF-1.0 directly. It seems to work o.k.
>but when it processes documents that have hundreds of pages, the
>Acrobat reader tells me "This file is damaged, but is being repaired."
>and then goes ahead and displays the document anyway. Ideally, I would
>like not to get that message :/
The 'damaged' message usually seems to mean that the cross-reference
is incorrect. That is easy enough to rebuild. Most other errors in the
PDF file are either ignored or produce bizarre error messages.
Aandi Inston firstname.lastname@example.org