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Error: Expected a Dict Object

Attempting to insert pages into a rather large PDF (300+ Pages), recieve error message stating, "Expected a Dict Object".


Austin Link 602 days ago


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The only thing I can find is to disable Allow Fast View Edit > Prefrences > Internet. Though I find it interesting that this would pop up in Acrobat when inserting a page since the problem seems more Reader related. I would speculate that it is the size of the document that is causing this error to happen.


Michael Anderson answered 602 days ago  |   Comments (0)  |  New Comment

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Acrobat is reporting this error because there is an internal error in your PDF. It has nothing the do with the size of your PDF. The error not big enough for Acrobat to choke and die, but inserting a page is a delicate operation where all the small details have to be in the right place. Was this PDF created with Acrobat, or a 3rd Party tool? Many 3rd Party tools do not create well formed PDFs. Has the PDF been through a lot of modifications? Acrobat can sometimes mess up the PDF Inernally if a lot of modifications have been made.

I would suggest first performing a "SaveAs" on the PDF. If this doesn't work, then run the optimizer on it.


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