[OS X TeX] pdfopen in MacTeX useful?

Thomas Bohn thbohn at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 06:25:27 EDT 2012

On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 11:54 AM, Simon Murphy <smurphy6 at uclan.ac.uk> wrote:

> 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."

I wonder how old this is. When did they reviewed pdfTeX the last time?
I wonder if you just could remove the pdfTeX entries in the metadata
with hyperref. I wonder if they can tell the difference.

> 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?

I only had problems with PDFs created with Word 2010 because Preview
couldn't handle the fonts.


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