[reportlab-users] PDFs generated by ReportLab not printing

Robin Becker robin at reportlab.com
Thu May 28 05:23:49 EDT 2009

King Simon-NFHD78 wrote:

> Hi Robin,


> I can't get Acrobat Reader 9 on Linux (Ubuntu 8.10) to convert the 'Some

> text in Arial Unicode MS' PDF to Postscript using "acroread

> -toPostScript <my_pdf_file>" - it just displays the filename followed by

> a colon, with no error message, and generates no postscript file. The

> same command on a completely different PDF generated a PostScript file

> as expected.


> Do you have a copy of Acrobat Reader on Linux that you can check this

> with?


> Thanks,


> Simon


my colleague tried and got problems with your test pdf. We tried with some of
our other pdfs using vera.ttf etc and those work.

I tried the conversion on win xp and that also fails.

Can you post the script that was used to make the pdf?
Robin Becker

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