Converting from PDF to PDF/A ( Error 26999)


#22

Hi,

I had a look at this and was able to reproduce the issue.
It seems the /profile parameter is ignored or at least doesn't work as expected, but works if you use /PrinterName instead (and tie the profile to a new printer which you can use for the action).
Sorry for the trouble, I have created a ticket to get this fixed.

Best regards

Robin


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#23

Thanks Robin, but I tried using 2 printers, in the first I call PDFCreatorCREAPDF/A I put the script with the parameters /PrinterName="PDFCreatorCREAPDF/A2" /PdfFile= (which is the second printer that creates the pdfa) but it does not work yet, creates only the first pdf


#24

I must have overlooked something while testing this from the command line and mistakenly thought it was caused by the /Profile parameter causing PDFCreator to no create the second file properly;
It seems the issue is actually caused by an additional blank which is automatically inserted between the /PdfFile parameter and the output files , e.g. "/PdfFile= "some.pdf".
I was able to work around this by placing a pdfa.bat with the following content into the PDFCreator application folder: PDFCreator.exe /Printername="PDFCreator2" /PDFFile=%1
and pointing the script action to the batch file with no additional parameters.
Sorry again for the chaos, I did test the previous suggestion but I tested it by running the command directly and didn't notice the additional blank.
This was now tested successfully directly inside of PDFCreator.

Best regards

Robin


#25

Hello,

I still get the 26999 Error whilst printing to PDFA with the free version.

Can anyone help please?

Regards

Daniel


#26

Hi,

I wasn't able to reproduce this with PDFCreator 3.2.2 free, do you get this for all input files, or only for some?

Best regards

Robin


#27

I get the error only when I create PDFA files.

Regards

Daniel


#28

Me too.
I tried to create the batch file but it keeps giving me the same 26999 error ONLY when I try to print any file from an application e.g. adobe reader and selecting the newly created profile.

If I open instead the PDFCreator GUI and I try to do from there, it works.
Is there something am I missing?
Thanks in advance
Renato


#29

Hi,

do you already have the latest PDFCreator version installed?
It will now directly process PDFs instead of printing them (unless of course you manually print them).

Best regards

Robin


#30

Hi,
I'm sorry for ressurecting dead topic, but I just run across this issue, with PDFCreator Free v3.4.0 Build 5156.
Since I cannot create second profile on my pc, is there any other workaround I can use?
Thanks in advance.


#31

Hi,

do you print the PDF to the PDFCreator printer, or do you use drag&drop or the "convert with PDFCreator" entry from the context menu?

Best regards

Robin


#32

Oh, sorry, I should be more specific. Due to the amount of files, I send them to PDFC printer. Drag and drop function is working just fine, but it is quite time consuming, so I was looking for any fix of print function. But if there's none other than second profile, drag&drop will have to do.


#33

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PDF Creator: Converting from PDF to PDF/A (Error 26999)
Problema: non si riescono a creare i file PDF/A se il sorgente è gia un file PDF. Se invece si utilizzano altri file word, excel… funziona correttamente.

  • WOKAROUND: mettere sul desktop l’icona di PDF Creator, trascinarvi sopra il file PDF che si vuole trasformare in PDF/A
  • WORKAROUND2: aprire il file PDF sorgente con LibreOffice, quindi stamparlo in PDF/A (LibreOffice lo apre in Draw, pertanto non essendo più il file di partenza un PDF, l'operazione va a buon fine.
  • Sembra che il problema sia dovuto alla versione di GPL Ghostscript utilizzata, la versione di Ghostscript 9.19 non ha questo difetto.E’ quindi in teoria possibile sovrascrivere in C:\Programmi\PDFCreator\Ghostscript\Bin la versione fallata con una funzionante.
    Personalmente mi sono accorto che: PDFCreator-3_4_0-Setup.exe si installa nella cartella Programmi a 64bit, ma utilizza come Ghostscript una versione a 32bit (C:\Program Files\PDFCreator\Ghostscript\bin\gswin32c.exe, e le 2 librerie gsdll32.dll, gsdll32.lib
  • SOLUZIONE: Poichè sul mio computer ho installato GPL Ghostscript a 64bit nella versione 9.26, ho semplicemente rinominato i miei file a 64bit con i nomi dei file sotto sovrascrivendoli.
    Funziona tutto correttamente (almeno per la necessità di trasformare i PDF in PDF/A.

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