[tex-live] Bug#483019: texlive-xetex: xelatex fails to display included PDF graphics

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed May 28 17:40:08 CEST 2008

On Mi, 28 Mai 2008, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> Never mind about testing anything, I know the answer.

Ah, you are fast ;-)

> The OOo file is "tagged PDF" (whatever that means), which was not  
> supported by DVIPDFMx or (hence) xdvipdfmx until very recently. You'd  
> get a warning about this if running xdvipdfmx without the -q option  
> that xetex uses by default.

But it *did* include it in TL2007 without the xdvipdfmx patch you put
into tl2007.2.

Is there a way that it still works the way images were included in

> So the solution is to persuade OOo to refrain from writing tagged  
> PDF, or update to TL2008; the xdvipdfmx there will support this (to  
> the extent of ignoring the tagging but including the image anyway).

But at least current i386-linux binaries do not work. But I guess they
haven't been updated.

Best wishes


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