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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] Illegal Unit of Measure With xmlto Going to PDF

Harry Goldschmitt <harry@hgac.com> writes:

> At 12:27 PM +0900 12/13/05, Michael Smith wrote:
> >Harry Goldschmitt <harry@hgac.com> writes:
> >
> >> As far as I can tell the bad images were created with snapshot
> >> (ksnapshot?) on Linux.  The only difference between the "good" and
> >> "bad" pngs is that the ones have bounding boxes with 0,0 origins and
> >> the bad ones don't.  I have tracked the problems to passiveTeX where
> >> it has been reported since 2000.  However when I use xmlto fo, fop
> >> also has a problem with the pngs.
> >
> >As far as I know, xmlto uses Passivetex for generating PDF output,
> >not FOP.
> >
> Yes, but as a work around, I tried generating an fo.  I then ran fop 
> with Jimi and it complained about bounding boxes with only the bad 
> graphics.  OpenJade just worked.

OK, I see what you're saying now.

Have you tried opening the images in some other app -- the Gimp or
whatever -- and then re-saving them? If you have many of them, I
think you might be able to batch-convert/re-save them using


Michael Smith


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