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RE: PDF Printing issue...

Fluff feathers?!??!?!?!?!?  Birds fluff feathers; bears don't have feathers!

        - Dov

At 10/3/2003 10:52 AM, Aiken, Jason wrote:
>You missed a chance to fluff your own feathers!
>With respect to a stable PDF workflow, check out the link below. I'm not sure this relates to your present issue, but you did ask for guidelines. These guidelines are a helpful public service provided by Dov. Apologies if you've seen this one before.
>Dov's presentation on Reliable PDF creation in the enterprise
>Best regards,
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Dov Isaacs [mailto:isaacs@Adobe.COM]
>> Sent: Friday, October 03, 2003 12:04 PM
>> To: Donald M Rinderknecht
>> Cc: framers@frameusers.com; framers@omsys.com
>> Subject: Re: PDF Printing issue...
>> If you print to the "Acrobat Distiller" printer instance or 
>> "save as PDF"
>> under Windows 2000 or XP with FrameMaker 7, you shouldn't be 
>> mucking around
>> with any PPDs. That is NOT your problem. Acrobat 6 is 
>> irrelevant to this.
>> You SHOULD download and install the latest updates to FrameMaker.
>> I am not aware of any problem of the type (pun intended) you mention.
>> If after updating your copy of FrameMaker to the latest version you
>> can duplicate the problem with a simple document and email 
>> me, off-list
>> of course, the document (and associated content) and 
>> resultant PDF file,
>> I can take a look at it.
>>         - Dov
>> At 10/2/2003 10:17 AM, Donald M Rinderknecht wrote:
>> >We are having problems printing pages with large sized graphics. The
>> >graphics are cropped but the text near them is not. The 
>> pages print fine
>> >when going to a non-PS printer. The image example I have is a tif.
>> >
>> >We are using Frame 7.0p576, Distiller 5.05, on Windows 2000 Pro.
>> >
>> >I suspect the problem might be related to the PPD we're 
>> using, but I'm
>> >not sure. Found some clues here:
>> >http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/archives/9803/techwhirl-9803
>>I searched the Framers list but didn't find anything, really. (Might
>>have used the wrong keywords...)
>>So, I have a few questions....
>>1. I believe I correctly found which ppd is being used... Adist5.ppd
>>from the 'xtras' folder. Version info is below... Does this look ok?
>>2. How do I go about getting an updated version of the ppd?
>>3. Would upgrading to Acrobat 6.0 solve this issue?
>>4. Is there any explicit guidance on ensuring our machines are properly
>>setup for a stable PDF workflow?
>> From the beginning of the Adist5.ppd on my machine:
>>*FormatVersion: "4.3"
>>*FileVersion: "1.0"
>>*LanguageEncoding: ISOLatin1
>>*LanguageVersion: English
>>*PCFileName: "ADIST5.PPD"
>>*Manufacturer: "Adobe"
>>*Product: "(Acrobat Distiller)"
>>*PSVersion: "(3011.104) 0"
>>*ModelName: "Acrobat Distiller"
>>*ShortNickName: "Acrobat Distiller"
>>*NickName: "Acrobat Distiller 3011.104"
>>*% PPD for Acrobat Distiller 5, Roman
>>Don Rinderknecht -- KD5MVV
>>Meteorologist Instructor/Developer ~ Warning Decision Training Branch
>>Donald.M.Rinderknecht@noaa.gov ~ http://wdtb.noaa.gov
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