[OS X TeX] pdf fails to print

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Nov 21 12:43:13 EST 2007

On Nov 21, 2007, at 11:33 AM, RA Friedrich Vosberg wrote:

> Am 21.11.2007 um 17.56 schrieb Frédéric Dupont:
>> Hi,
>> I have installed Leopard on my Mac. It's a fresh install.
>> I can compile all my foo.tex using pdflatex but the resulting file  
>> can't be print. All my pdfviewers crashes when I try to print the  
>> foo.pdf.
> You must avoid to use pplj. There is a known bug[1] in Apples  
> cgpstopdf.
>> When I follow the tex -> dvi -> ps -> pdf  path, the resulting pdf  
>> is OK and can be printed.
> Interesting.
> Kind regards. Friedrich
> [1] http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/2007-October/032608.html--------------


Not just pplj. There are lots of fonts that can cause that problem;  
e.g., small caps from the Utopia Expert font (as used with the fourier  
package with expert option). I've seen it happen with lots of other  
fonts too.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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