[OS X TeX] pdftex created pdfs on palm pilots

Jason Davies ophiochos at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 18:41:31 EST 2006

>A colleague is reading a manuscript of mine produced in TeXShop 
>via pdftex 1-10a, pdf version 1.4. It is his habit to put such 
>files on his Palm Pilot so he can read them easily at will. 
>When opened in the Palm, the pdftex produced pdf appears 
>without any spaces as in the original opened on his laptop. 
>Opening the original and saving it as a pdf from Preview turns 
>each page into an image.
>Can anyone account for this behavior and suggest remedies.

is this using Documents to Go as a reader on the Palm? I find it 
erratic unless you switch to the 'actual' view. The 'rendered 
text' view is erratic, as he's found.

Acrobat is poor on the palm, i gave up on that ages ago.

I recommend creating an rtf file instead with latex2rtf.
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