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Topic: Hacking the Registry... Is It Needed?
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 103395
From: mtorbin
Date: 1/8/2004 07:19 AM

Hey all,

I have a quick question. I am trying to convert a Microsoft Document to an Adobe PDF. No problems here. In my MS Word document I have my document description which is over 256 characters. However, when I run the file through the distiller, I end up with a description that has been truncated, well beyond 256 characters. Now, if I go back into the new PDF and paste in my description, I get just under 256 characters, which is fine for me.

Has anyone else ended up with this problem? The platform is XP and everything is up-to-date. Is this a registry hack? Can someone point me in the right direction?


Matt Torbin
Web and Graphic Arts Engineer

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