Problem with PDF file
Thread poster: Elena Miguel

Elena Miguel  Identity Verified
Spain
Local time: 00:55
English to Spanish
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Dec 31, 2002

I\'ve received an e-mail with an attached PDF file but when I download it and try to open the file, I get this message \"Cannot open the file. The file does not begin with %PDF-\" (or something similar). I am not sure whether the problem is the PDF file has not been properly created.

Have someone ever experienced the same problem?

Thank you in advance.


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Arnaud HERVE  Identity Verified
France
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English to French
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File Dec 31, 2002

Wouldn\'t that be a zipped pdf file?

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Alexandru Pojoga
Romania
Local time: 01:55
Japanese to English
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The file is damaged Jan 1, 2003

If it doesn\'t begin with %PDF it\'s not a valid pdf file, and that\'s what the software is telling you.



Try renaming it to .zip and then opening it with winzip, but I don\'t think that will work.



Best of all, ask for a resend.


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