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

Gary L. Gray gray at engr.psu.edu
Mon Dec 6 16:04:55 EST 2004

On Dec 6, 2004, at 7:34 AM, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:

> 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
> \pdfoptionpdfminorversion=5
> in the preamble.

Should one be changing this? If it is ok to change it, why wasn't it 
set to a higher version in the first place? :-)

-- Gary

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