PDF Creation Errors

Subject: PDF Creation Errors
From: "Sam Beard" <sbeard -at- oico -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 15:42:25 -0500


I am using Win XP SP2 and running Acrobat Pro 8 with Distiller 8.1.2.

I tried to print a FrameMaker book from Frame to PDF with Generate
Acrobat Data selected. This has worked in the past, but it didn't work
this time. I get an error that says, among other things, the following:

This document does not pass PDF/A-1b:2005 compliance checks.

So, I unchecked Generate Acrobat data and I didn't get the error and
it distilled to the PS file just fine (seemingly), but when I clicked
that file to create PDF, I got a file that had all the book files
repeated. I thought it might be an error caused by a problem in the file
(and Distiller reported there were

Warnings: The total found in this document was 0.

Violations: The total found in this document was 524.

in the file.) I tried to distill another book file that worked
previously, but got the same sort of errors. Anyone have any idea what's
happening and, better yet, how to fix this? I tried a search on the
error message and found a series of four messages on the Adobe Acrobat
user's forum with the same error message and the "solution" seemed to be
a removal and re-installation of Quark and a "downgrade" from CS3 to
CS2, after which the person let all of the pop-ups about updates run
their course. This seemed to have fixed that issue, but brought up other
issues, instead. I was able to print to a PDF from Word, if that helps

Thanks much in advance!

Samuel I. Beard, Jr.

Technical Writer

OI Analytical

979 690-1711 Ext. 222

sbeard -at- oico -dot- com


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