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dannyrome9
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Problem Creating a PDF

Post by dannyrome9 » 26 Nov 2018, 22:43

Version 14.1.2
2017 iMac
High Sierra 10.13.6

Having a problem creating a PDF from a 100 page magazine project.
Low res 150dpi RGB
1st few attempts had the same results. Progress bars get to page 100 and then I get an error message like the screen shot attached.
Tried several attempts at processing in batches. 2 sets managed to get 30 page PDF.
Anything beyond page 31 gets the error message.
Below is the pdf log.
Any help is greatly appreciated.

EPS sidelining is off
File-per-page is off
Image sidelining is off
Output directory is /var/folders/xl/brg1b0853pjcww048h40dy080000gn/T/cals-e653d0cc-3e1d-4432-82f5-e5b4ddd7401f/CCW0x7fffaf3a638036838184
Ignore Standard TT Fonts is OFF
JobOption file is /var/folders/xl/brg1b0853pjcww048h40dy080000gn/T/27A6BB49-9413-4CB4-9F70-346FEF0BAC77qxp.joboptions
Host font cache path is /Users/dannyimac/Library/Preferences/callas software/callas pdfEngine SDK/FontCache/hfcache
Producer is pdfEngine 10.0.472 Mac x64
Scratch directory is /var/folders/xl/brg1b0853pjcww048h40dy080000gn/T/cals-e653d0cc-3e1d-4432-82f5-e5b4ddd7401f/CCW0x7fffaf3a638036838464/
using Resource Search List:
fonts/
using Host Font Search List:
/System/Library/Fonts/
Resource/CMap/
Resource/CIDFont/
fonts/
ATMFonts/
/Users/dannyimac/Library/Fonts/
/Library/Fonts/
using ICC Profile Search List:
ICCProfiles/
using ICC Profile StandardFolders:
ICCPROFILES_ADOBE_COLOR_RECOMMENDED
ICCPROFILES_ADOBE_COLOR
ICCPROFILES_SYSTEM_COLOR
CID support library initialization completed.
%%[ Warning: Empty job. No PDF file produced. ] %%
Using Adobe PDF Converter 1.1
MTPPS: started /private/var/folders/xl/brg1b0853pjcww048h40dy080000gn/T/TemporaryItems/jaws7993/SkinArt171_4.ps
%%[ Error: typecheck; OffendingCommand: show ]%%

Stack:
0
false


%%[ Flushing: rest of job (to end-of-file) will be ignored ]%%
ExternalCommand on page 3 :F
%%[ Warning: PostScript error. No PDF file produced. ] %%
Normalizer job 1 failed (2) -- aborting
263421952 bytes read from file
/private/var/folders/xl/brg1b0853pjcww048h40dy080000gn/T/TemporaryItems/jaws7993/SkinArt171_4.ps: FAILED

Done
stat(/var/folders/xl/brg1b0853pjcww048h40dy080000gn/T/cals-e653d0cc-3e1d-4432-82f5-e5b4ddd7401f/CCW0x7fffaf3a638036838184/Out.pdf) failed
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A Palaniappan (Quark)
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Re: Problem Creating a PDF

Post by A Palaniappan (Quark) » 27 Nov 2018, 00:37

Hi,

Kindly share the project with the collect for output (project, images, fonts, profiles) and with the output setups/styles used to verify the issue.

Thanks
A. Palaniappan

dannyrome9
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Joined: 26 Dec 2017, 14:15

Re: Problem Creating a PDF

Post by dannyrome9 » 27 Nov 2018, 10:22

Do you have and ftp?
Collect for output folder is just over 2 gigs.

A Palaniappan (Quark)
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Re: Problem Creating a PDF

Post by A Palaniappan (Quark) » 27 Nov 2018, 11:39

Kindly share it in dropbox or wetransfer.

dannyrome9
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Re: Problem Creating a PDF

Post by dannyrome9 » 27 Nov 2018, 20:56

Actually, with the use of Badia Export Tools Pro I was able to narrow down the problem and the culprit was a single font.
Without that, It would have been pulling hairs trying to find the problem by process of elimination.

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Re: Problem Creating a PDF

Post by Thomahawk » 07 Dec 2018, 16:02

I am glad to hear there is such a tool around. It is really a big problem (know that from ID) when you can not export and the export process does not even tell you why. Those things cost me hours to solve and no one paying that time.

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