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 troubleshooting [2015/01/05 21:16]bgm [Cannot Extract Embedded Font AND/OR Hieroglyphs] troubleshooting [2015/01/05 23:09] (current)bgm added screenshot Both sides previous revision Previous revision 2015/01/05 23:09 bgm added screenshot2015/01/05 21:16 bgm [Cannot Extract Embedded Font AND/OR Hieroglyphs] 2015/01/05 20:57 bgm [Cannot Extract Embedded Font AND/OR Hieroglyphs] 2015/01/05 20:49 bgm 2015/01/05 20:48 bgm 2015/01/05 20:29 bgm [Cannot Extract Embedded Font] 2015/01/05 20:20 bgm added pdf troubleshooting2014/07/11 02:42 admin created 2015/01/05 23:09 bgm added screenshot2015/01/05 21:16 bgm [Cannot Extract Embedded Font AND/OR Hieroglyphs] 2015/01/05 20:57 bgm [Cannot Extract Embedded Font AND/OR Hieroglyphs] 2015/01/05 20:49 bgm 2015/01/05 20:48 bgm 2015/01/05 20:29 bgm [Cannot Extract Embedded Font] 2015/01/05 20:20 bgm added pdf troubleshooting2014/07/11 02:42 admin created Line 1: Line 1: + ====== Troubleshooting ====== + It is inevitable. ​ Tex is such a monster that you are going to have troubles of one sort or another. ​ Here we can collectively have an archive of the most common solutions! + &&​Note that with the console open, most of the time you can either push enter when the console printout pauses with a message to skip over the error or warning and just continue, OR you can push Q to just finish the script in silence. ​ Either way you will see the resulting PDF.&&​ + + =====Topics===== + *[[#Missing Begin Document]] + *[[#Option Clash for Geometry]] + *[[#Cannot Extract Embedded Font AND/OR Hieroglyphs]] + + + ====Missing Begin Document==== + <​code>​! LaTex Error: Missing \begin{document}.​ + **Solution:​** + + ...or you can just push return and continue, hoping it turns out okay anyway (it just might!). + + + ====Option Clash for Geometry==== + <​code>​! LaTex Error: Option clash for package geometry.​ + **Solution:​** + + ...or you can just push return and continue, hoping it turns out okay anyway (it just might!). + + + ====Cannot Extract Embedded Font AND/OR Hieroglyphs==== + When you open the pdf in Adobe Acrobat, you get a warning: + <​code>​Cannot extract the embedded font '​ZMIZFF+greciliae'​. Some characters may not display or print correctly.​ + + {{:​gregowiki:​hieroglyphs.png?​nolink&​400|}} + + When you open the pdf file in Adobe Acrobat you may see hieroglyphs - Characters that look like they are pulled and smeared along the page or long parenthesis-looking characters that are not supposed to be there. + + [[http://​choorucode.com/​2010/​02/​02/​adobe-acrobat-embedded-font-error/​|This is a popular error]]. + + These errors have to do both with the fonts themselves and with the way TexLive embeds the fonts. ​ I've noticed that these funny marks print if I embed the pdf inside another pdf using InDesign. ​ If I open it directly there is no problem. + + **Workarounds** + - Open the pdf file in Adobe Acrobat and save it as a .ps (postscript) file.  Then open the .ps file in Adobe Distiller to reconvert it to pdf.  This should solve the error message. + - In Adobe Reader, when you enter the print dialogue, click on //​Advanced//​ and then check the box for //Print as Image//. + - Open the pdf that TexLive created and save it as a jpeg and include that in your InDesign document! ​ [[http://​www.xnview.com/​en|XnView]] is free and does a good job of converting pdfs to jpegs. + + + + Back to [[Start]] Page