PDF Structure Tree

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PDF Structure Tree

Post by strido » Thu Jul 14, 2016 9:10 pm

I have an application that is failing due to what's known as an incorrect structure tree in the input PDF.

Looks as if someone exported a few pages from a document and that was somehow corrupted. You'll open the PDF and page 1 says "7" even though there are only two pages in the document, total. So maybe they exported pages 7 and 8, and saved it wrong.

This is quickly fixed by redistilling, but I'm wondering if there's a solution that doesn't require redistilling the file. I can't seem to find any Global Changes or action lists...

I'd like to put this into a Pitstop Server workflow, and redistilling could add too much time to the process.

I'm using Pitstop Pro 10 and DON'T LAUGH Pistop Server 3.5

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Re: PDF Structure Tree

Post by bens » Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:33 am

In the Action List editor look for "Remove metadata". This should already be available in PitStop Pro 10 and PitStop Server 3.5. I think you'll want the checkboxes for "Page labels" and "Structural information".
This action will remove that information completely, but since it's bad anyway that should not be a problem.

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