[OS X TeX] pdfopen in MacTeX useful?

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Fri Aug 3 05:58:33 EDT 2012

On 03/08/2012 10:54, Simon Murphy wrote:
> I have, in the past, had issues uploading pdfs made with TeXShop to journal submission webpages.
> From the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society file upload page:
> 	"Please do not use pdfTeX to create your PDF. We have found that PDFs created using pdfTex often fail. The latest version of pdfTeX is not currently supported by S1M."
> Where S1M is Scholar One Manuscripts. So it's perhaps their issue, but why should there be a difference if pdfTex outputs a totally standard pdf?
> Simon.

I've also had issues with ScholarOne, although the PDFs themselves are
fine. My usual solution is to GhostScript the PDFs (i.e. PDF to PDF),
which seems to make ScholarOne happy.
Joseph Wright

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