RE: PDF Creation Errors

Subject: RE: PDF Creation Errors
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Sam Beard" <sbeard -at- oico -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 15:06:32 -0600

Sam Beard wrote:

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

Instead of just checking Generate Acrobat Data, you need to click the
PDF Setup button to the right and ... well, set things up right. That
message relates to your PDF Job Options setting, which is almost
certainly not the one you should be using.

> So, I unchecked Generate Acrobat data and I didn't get the error
> 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
> (and Distiller reported there were

You mean the PDF contained multiple copies of the book? In the Print
Book dialog, make sure that Copies is set to 1 (it remembers your last
setting, so if you previously printed 6 copies of something for


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom


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