[tex-live] Set PDF file version

Heiko Bauke heiko.bauke at snafu.de
Mon Jun 15 22:48:57 CEST 2009


On Mon, 15 Jun 2009 16:54:25 +0200
Steven Woody <narkewoody at gmail.com> wrote:

> My pdflatex produces pdf files with version number of 1.5.  For some
> reason, I want to change the pdf version number to 1.4. 

if I understand http://www.pragma-ade.nl/pdftex/pdftex-s.pdf correctly
than one can change the PDF minor version by setting 
\pdfoptionpdfminorversion. For example I tried this on a TeXlive-2007
installation to get a PDF 1.3 file.



bauke at tron:~/tmp$ pdfinfo foo.pdf 
Creator:        TeX
Producer:       pdfTeX-1.40.3
CreationDate:   Mon Jun 15 22:44:16 2009
ModDate:        Mon Jun 15 22:44:16 2009
Tagged:         no
Pages:          1
Encrypted:      no
Page size:      595.276 x 841.89 pts (A4)
File size:      3797 bytes
Optimized:      no
PDF version:    1.3


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