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Topic: RE: Invalid Pattern
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 57529
From: kt
Date: 5/29/2002 05:26 PM



>I have a PDF which I created via Acrobat Capture.
>I worked on it, deleting and moving pages, renaming bookmarks etc.
>I saved it and all is OK - It reads perfectly with Acrobat Reader.
>I then moved it to my web site and now, when I look at it with Acrobat
>Reader I get the message
>There was an error processing this page: Invalid Pattern
>Does anyone know what causes this ?
>
>Andy H
>holliman@netmatters.co.uk
>or
>a.holliman@midland-software.co.uk


Andy,

I looked at the file at http://users.netmatters.co.uk/holliman/Achieve.pdf
and it opened with no errors for me using Reader 4.05 on MacOS 8.6.

I took the liberty of looking through the file a bit using a text editor.
The error message you encountered, "Invalid Pattern," means just that:
there's an invalid pattern somewhere. I found quite a few patterns in your
file. One of them was a "tiled" pattern with a width of 925, but the
mediabox width for the page is only 612; possibly there is a version of
Reader out there that complains at this combo (although as I say mine did
not).

If you keep seeing the error, I would suggest you start by getting rid of
the background patterns on the pages. That should eliminate the error
message. Then try composing pages WITH patterns again.



Kas Thomas

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kt@acroforms.com www.acroforms.com
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