[OS X TeX] pdftex created pdfs on palm pilots

Adam Goldstein adam.goldstein at jhu.edu
Thu Nov 30 21:17:30 EST 2006

Jung-Tsung Shen wrote:
> On 11/30/06, Jason Davies <ophiochos at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >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.
> There are other (and better) ways to read PDF:
> http://www.metaviewsoft.de/en/Software/PalmOS/Freeware/PalmPDF/index.html
I have used this as well to view PDFTeX produced PDF's----the PDFTeX 
that I have is whatever is provided by gwTeX in last year's teTeX 
distribution via i-installer.

Well, that doesn't help directly with the immediate problem that started 
this thread. Sorry!

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