[greenstone-users] Problems with PDF files

From Pier Luigi ROSSI
DateTue Feb 24 01:58:40 2009
Subject [greenstone-users] Problems with PDF files
In-Reply-To (63CB844B15B0D142BF448D6925EFE4AB08EE97CC-mermoz-st-etienne-archi-fr)
Hi,

You probably use an old greesntone version .....
We use a 2.80 greenstone version under windows
and we can easily import pdf files that are on 1.6 pdf version.

Regards

PL Rossi
IRD

arnaud yvan a □crit :
> Hi,
>
> your pdf files are version 1.5 of pdf specification. The script that
> transforms pdf to html under your greenstone supports version 1.4.
> You can try to save your pdf files into an earlier version or use the
> unknown plugin to handle your pdf files under greenstone.
>
> Best regards
>
> Yvan Arnaud
> Service Informatique/Multim□dia
> Ecole Nationale Sup□rieure d'Architecture de Saint-Etienne
> 1 rue Buisson
> BP 94
> 42003 Saint-Etienne Cedex 1 - France
> T□l : (33) [0]4 77 42 37 23
>
>
>
>
>
>> -----Message d'origine-----
>> De : Renate Morgenstern [mailto:rmorgenstern@unam.na]
>> Envoy□ : lundi 23 f□vrier 2009 13:10
>> □ : greenstone-users@list.scms.waikato.ac.nz
>> Objet : [greenstone-users] Problems with PDF files
>>
>>
>> Good day,
>>
>> I have a collection of PDF files. With one batch I have problems when
>> it converts the file to html.
>>
>> What can I do about it - see error message below.
>> Thanks in advance for any help.
>> Renate
>>
>> =======================
>>
>> mport.pl> Converting Economics2008.pdf to HTML format
>> import.pl> Error executing pdftohtml.pl
>> import.pl> pdftohtml error log:
>> import.pl> Error: PDF version 1.5 -- xpdf supports version 1.4
>> (continuing anyway)
>> import.pl> Error (0): PDF file is damaged - attempting to reconstruct
>> xref table...
>> import.pl> Error: Couldn't find trailer dictionary
>> import.pl> Error: Couldn't read xref table
>> import.pl> Could not convert Economics2008.pdf to HTML format
>> import.pl> Error: PDF version 1.5 -- xpdf supports version 1.4
>> (continuing anyway)
>> import.pl> Error (0): PDF file is damaged - attempting to reconstruct
>> xref table...
>> import.pl> Error: Couldn't find trailer dictionary
>> import.pl> Error: Couldn't read xref table
>> import.pl> WARNING: No plugin could process 2008Economics2008.pdf
>> import.pl> DirectoryPlugin: preparing metadata for Education2008.pdf
>> import.pl> File "Education2008.pdf" matches filespec ".*"
>> import.pl> File "Education2008.pdf" matches filespec
>> "Education2008.pdf"
>> import.pl> DirectoryPlugin recurring: Education2008.pdf
>> import.pl> Converting Education2008.pdf to HTML format
>> import.pl> Error executing pdftohtml.pl
>> import.pl> pdftohtml error log:
>> import.pl> Error: PDF version 1.5 -- xpdf supports version 1.4
>> (continuing anyway)
>> import.pl> Error (0): PDF file is damaged - attempting to reconstruct
>> xref table...
>> import.pl> Error: Couldn't find trailer dictionary
>> import.pl> Error: Couldn't read xref table
>>
>> Mrs Renate Morgenstern
>> University of Namibia Library
>> Windhoek, Namibia
>> Tel.: +264 61 2063869
>> rmorgenstern@unam.na
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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