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Acrobat / Distiller X - Error: undefinedfilename

Markus D.
Registered: Sep 14 2011
Posts: 2

I recently updated from Acrobat Pro 7 to Acrobat Pro X.
When creating PDF files, I use the file "".
In the file "" I added the following line:
(c:\\temp\\bookmarks.bmk) run
In Acrobat 7 this worked fine.
With Acrobat X the following error message appears:
%%[ Error: undefinedfilename; OffendingCommand: run ]%%
%%[ Flushing: rest of job (to end-of-file) will be ignored ]%%
%%[ Warning: PostScript error. No PDF file produced. ] %%
Why fails Acrobat X?
How can I solve the problem?
Thanks for any help.

My Product Information:
Acrobat Pro 10.0.1, Windows
Dov Isaacs
Registered: Nov 21 2005
Posts: 50
Accepted Answer
The ability to access external files was considered a security problem with Distiller and thus, by default starting with Acrobat 8.1, the Distiller prevents any running or writing of external files.

The solution for Acrobat 8.1 and later versions of Distiller may be found at .You need to invoke the Distiller with the -F flag. For example (assuming Acrobat 8.1),
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 8.0\Acrobat\acrodist.exe" -F

- Dov

Dov Isaacs is a Principal Scientist at Adobe Systems Incorporated specializing in PDF publishing workflow, PDF print standards, prepress, and printing. He is also chair of the ISO TC130 WG2/TF2 group responsible for PDF/X standards.

Markus D.
Registered: Sep 14 2011
Posts: 2
the problem is solved.
Registered: Dec 8 2011
Posts: 1
Mine says:
Error in /Library/Application Support/Adobe/Adobe PDF/Settings/PDFX4 2008.joboptions:
/CheckCompliance out of range

I've tried to go into that folder, but it is empty.
Help please ???