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Strange problem in PDF File
by metlife
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Archiving, but no green tick
by Diddler
June 18, 2018, 01:55:32 AM

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Conical Label 1.0
by swampymarsh
June 17, 2018, 08:18:10 AM

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Remoting into Preps 6
by Joe
June 16, 2018, 06:15:11 PM

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Pitstop 2018
by frailer
June 13, 2018, 11:43:51 PM

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High Sierra Compatibility
by Diddler
June 13, 2018, 10:53:13 PM

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Adobe Acrobat / Re: Strange problem in PDF File
Last post by metlife -
Joe, thank you so much for your help. I analyzed your Preflight and it turned out that the one I did before I came here for help was almost identical to yours. Unfortunately, mine does not work either. When it comes to PDF editing from the Acrobat level, in the case of the test file, there are no major problems, whereas when I use EDIT PDF on the target file, the texts start overlapping and you have to manually correct them. Unless there is an automatic process that would fix it. In such cases as this one, you can see that there are still some tools missing from Pitsop that could handle some problems efficiently.
Fat Boy Tim, I know what you mean with this Handling Group. We have sent a question to the customer about this issue, unfortunately we have not been able to get any answer. I did not receive files from the settings that I asked for, nor did I get a project file for the PReS Connect application so that I could play with the output settings of the PDF files myself. From what we were able to find out, the Client has some support from Germany who is trying to help Them in the matter of these PDF files. Just wait until all of Europe is involved in helping this Client  ;)
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Adobe Acrobat / Re: Strange problem in PDF File
Last post by frailer -
I created it in DC and it seems to work fine. I think it is still a CID font afterwards but the encoding is fixed. After the preflight Pitstop selects it just as it should.

Hmmmm...I created the Preflight in Acrobat DC at home and it worked there but now it isn't working here at work in Acrobat DC. I'll get back to it when customers quit sending jobs for 30 seconds.

:spy2:
I'd almost forgotten 'COD font issues'.

Preflight zapper filed away...thanks.
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Adobe Acrobat / Re: Strange problem in PDF File
Last post by Fat Boy Tim -
...... One of the departments in our company works on the GMC Inspire Designer software and needs to process these PDF files to the .AFP format. Due to the fact that there is a problem for me with font in PDF files from the client, we can not process them to the AFP format......

Ahhhhh.... GMC Inspire .... well, why didn't you say so.   :-D

Ok, when the PDF is brought into the GMC environment you need to ask what "handling group" they are using. They need to select a handling group (or create a handling group) that treats the PDF as a complete object and adds it to the output without interpreting it or converting it to a native file format.

Now, I am not that familiar with .AFP so you might not have any options to do this, but do ask them the question. It might save everyones time if they can handle the wacky PDF output you already have.
 
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Adobe Acrobat / Re: Strange problem in PDF File
Last post by Joe -
The preflight is not working for me either. Not sure why it worked once unless I had already done something to the first test.pdf I had downloaded which could be the same that I had remapped the file previously with Acrobat DC's "Edit PDF".

For Distiller hot folders:

Open watched folders:



Then change settings to whatever you want:

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Adobe Acrobat / Re: Strange problem in PDF File
Last post by metlife -
Repairing files by me is probably not an option, because we lose too much time because of the fact that there are a lot of files and they have a very large number of pages. One of the departments in our company works on the GMC Inspire Designer software and needs to process these PDF files to the .AFP format. Due to the fact that there is a problem for me with font in PDF files from the client, we can not process them to the AFP format. Color change is not a problem. I also managed to repair the file by saving it to PostScript and then using Distiller to PDF. For me the most important thing is to find out what the problem with this file is. I bet that the problem is the font encoding. In the report from Acrobat I get the information that the CIDset entry is missing in the font subset and that the font encoding is set to custom. Unfortunately, Preflight from Joe does not work with me and does not fix the error with the font. Joe, is there any way you can create a working Preflight? I would be very grateful.

P.S.
Can you help me, how to create hot folders in Distiller? I admit that I have not been looking for it in google, because I think that I will get more professional help from girls and guys  :)
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CMS - Proofing - Printers / Re: What Software do you use for Wide Format Software
Last post by amywatson -
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Fujifilm XMF / Re: Archiving, but no green tick
Last post by frailer -
I've had some issues with Archiving too, as in it's just not doing it and I've got jobs from beginning of the year sitting there. I'll try Diddler's suggestion, I think part of my issue is that it's supposed to push them to secondary server & my stupid Windows Domain Users are messed up.

yeah you need to have the destination drive mapped. We've got a 1TB, but I've set up a 4TB in advance; I'll just have to redirect when the time comes.

Not sure how Restore would work from the original external drive once we've swapped.

I think maybe I can get in, find the Archive file, copy it onto the server Desktop, then Import from Archiver... I think...

Diddler may know.
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Fujifilm XMF / Re: Archiving, but no green tick
Last post by frailer -
Hey Mate,

I'll have a guess and say that your trigger to archive the job is "After Last Activity". Change it to After Job Completion and give it a spin.

hah... Wayne phoned me while I was en route home, in the local IGA. He was already in there poking around.

What it was ... he'd left it as 'Auto-Archive without rendered files'.

But I want to manually do it, as most of our stuff is pass-through stuff; once a show's finished and moved interstate, that's it.
But they were all 'Held', as our 'Blueline proofing' auto rule-ups need to be set to 'Hold' in XMF; so it was a show-stopper.
On Manual now, all good.
He told me you're traveling well in the wild west.  :wink:
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Adobe Acrobat / Re: Strange problem in PDF File
Last post by Joe -
You can actually convert the RGB text with Pitstop in the original file by using the Pitstop Selection Tool and drawing a box around the text and doing a global change. Or by just running the built in "Convert Color to Gray and Keep Black Text" action that ships with Pitstop. No need to go to postscript and back to PDF first.