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My question is how to check if a pdf file created with pdfTeX-1.40.12 is conform to Adobe's published PDF ? Is it possible to know ?

I try to look at the properties of the file with Adobe Reader but I see nothing.

This problem appears when I try to get a gif file from a pdf file with convert

I get this message :

Warning:  Default viewing OC config dictionary has /BaseState /OFF

This file had errors that were repaired or ignored.

The file was produced by:  pdfTeX-1.40.12 
Please notify the author of the software that produced this
file that it does not conform to Adobe's published PDF
specification.

Perhaps it's a problem with convert but independently, how to know if a pdf is conform to the norm. I think that the fact to be able to open a pdf with a viewer is not a proof.

The pdf is get with the first example of my answer here. The pdf with the pentagon. I used convert like this (Martin's idea)

convert -verbose -delay 100 -loop 0 -density 400 namefile.pdf namefile.gif
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We are going to need to know about the PDF in question, in particular any multimedia or graphics inclusions. –  Joseph Wright May 10 '12 at 10:51
    
@JosephWright I put the link to get the sources of the file. I show two examples and I used the same methods, except that in the first example, I used \includegraphics. My question is not exactly to get a fine gif file but a method to analyze a pdf file and to know what is wrong. Do you know a tool to verify a pdf ? perhaps it's impossible ? –  Alain Matthes May 10 '12 at 11:00
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@Altermundus: Sorry, can not reproduce. We need the pdf. –  Martin Schröder Jun 2 '12 at 21:40
    
@MartinSchröder I put the pdf here altermundus.com/SandBox/pentagon.pdf now the error has changed. I get PDF 1000x1000 1000x1000+0+0 16-bit PaletteBilevelMatte PseudoClass 2c 311KB 24.570u 0:24.720 convert: UnableToOpenConfigureFile `delegates.xml' @ warning/configure.c/GetConfigureOptions/589. –  Alain Matthes Jun 4 '12 at 15:03
    
@Altermundus: The PDF looks o.k. to me. I suggest you file a bug with the ImageMagick developers. –  Martin Schröder Jun 4 '12 at 17:36
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