[OS X TeX] pdf graphic too new to be included

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Mon Dec 6 07:34:58 EST 2004

On Mon, Dec 06, 2004 at 01:23:04PM +0100, Denis Chabot wrote:
> Hi,
> When I work on my old PowerBook G3 Series running Jaguar (vintage 1998, 
> forbidden by Apple to update to Panther), the version of Preview that 
> it runs does not allow me to crop pdf graphics. I opened the graphic in 
> Adobe Acrobat 6.0 (not the Reader, the full Acrobat), but got this when 
> I tried to include the cropped graphic in a LaTeX document:
> Error: /usr/local/teTeX/bin/powerpc-apple-darwin-current/pdflatex (file 
> ./NGSL_
> set_is_unit/qqnorm_for_sets_c.pdf): pdf inclusion: found pdf version 
> <1.5>, but
>  at most version <1.4> allowed
>  ==> Fatal error occurred, the output PDF file is not finished!
> Is it possible that the latest LaTeX implementation (I recently 
> installed TL2004 with iInstaller) does not handle a version of pdf that 
> was created by a version of Acrobat that is not even the most recent 
> (Acrobat 7)? Anyone knows when this will change?
> Thanks,
> Denis Chabot

The highest allowed version is a configuration option, which is
set in texmf/tex/generic/config/pdftexconfig.tex. You can set
it for a particular document with a line


in the preamble.

Siep Kroonenberg
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