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Topic: File doesn't start with %PDF.
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 75994
From: dlarrosa
Date: 11/8/2002 06:40 AM

Hi, my name is Diego Larrosa, I'm new in this forum, and I'm from Uruguay (South America), my native language is Spanish, so excuse me if I make mistakes.

I've the following problem.
I'm developing cgi's in Perl 5, and one of them have the responsability of sending pdf files to the client, controling that the user is a valid user, etc, etc... and sometimes Acrobat Reader shows to the user the message: "The file dosn't start with %PDF" (this is a translation from the message in spanish), and the user can't view the PDF file.
A 99% of times everithing works OK, and the users can view the PDF file, without problems, but sometime A. Reader show that message.

Somebody can help me?, becouse I don't have any idea what is the reason of this problem.

Diego. (From Uruguay)

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